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New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty for Theft from Interstate Shipmen

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MALIK MACK, age 26, a resident of New Orleans, pleaded guilty on February 28, 2024 to theft from an interstate shipment and aiding and abetting in that theft, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 659 and 2.

According to court documents, on the evening of March 29, 2023, MACK and three other suspects entered the Norfolk Southern Railyard, a freight consolidation facility that houses interstate shipments, to steal Ford F-150 Rapture Crew Cab trucks. MACK was apprehended by law enforcement officers and admitted to the crime.

At sentencing, MACK faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten (10) years, up to a $250,000 fine, up to three (3) years of supervised release, and a mandatory special assessment fee of $100.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of Norfolk Southern Railway Police, the United States Department of Homeland Security, the New Orleans Police Department, and the Louisiana State Police. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Troy Bell of the Violent Crime Unit.


Shane M. Jones

Public Information Officer

United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Department of Justice

Updated February 29, 2024

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