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Edenton Man Sentenced for Theft Offense

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

RALEIGH – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that on June 24, 2019, in federal court, Chief United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced ASHIRI SHARI STALLINGS, 22, of Edenton, North Carolina to 16 months’ imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release.

STALLINGS was named in an Indictment filed on March 28, 2018, charging him with receipt of stolen government money or property exceeding $1,000.  On January 2, 2019, STALLINGS pleaded guilty. 

STALLINGS participated in a plot to burglarize the Edenton Post Office in Edenton, North Carolina five times in 2015. The post office lost $26,190.91 in cash or other property as a result of the burglaries.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the United States Postal Inspection Service.

Updated July 11, 2019