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Former Postal Employee Sentenced for Delay of U.S. Mail

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced the April 19, 2022 sentencing of MILES J. DUPERON, age 29, of Slidell, to one count of delay of U.S. Mail matter by postal employee, in violation of 18 U.S.C. ' 1703(a).

According to the bill of information, on or about July 2019 through January 21, 2020, MILES J. DUPERON unlawfully delayed U.S. mail, which was intended to be conveyed by mail.

U.S. District Judge Greg G. Guidry sentenced MILES J. DUPERON to one year probation and a mandatory $100 mandatory special assessment fee.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney M. Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated April 20, 2022