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Bristow Woman Sentenced To 24 Months Probation, $6,500 Restitution For Theft Of Mail By Postal Employee

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

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that RITA LOUISE FALL, age 37, of Bristow, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 2 years probation for THEFT OF MAIL BY POSTAL EMPLOYEE, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1709. Restitution in the amount of $6,500.00 was also ordered by the court.

The Indictment alleged that beginning on or about, August 19, 2016, and continuing through on or about August 29, 2016, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, a United States Postal Service employee, did willfully, knowingly and intentionally steal and remove a package entrusted to her and which came into her possession to be conveyed by mail while performing her assigned duties as an employee of the United States Postal Service.

The charge arose from an investigation by the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated June 29, 2017

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