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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Holdenville Man Sentenced To 36 Months Probation For Delay Or Destruction Of Mail

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that MIKEL DWAYNE MEEK, age 48, of Holdenville, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 3 years probation for DELAY OR DESTRUCTION OF MAIL BY POSTAL EMPLOYEE, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1703.

The Indictment alleged that on or about November 22, 2016 in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, a United States Postal Service employee, did willfully, knowingly and unlawfully secrete, destroy, detain and open a package entrusted to him and which came into his possession to be conveyed by mail, while performing his 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 John David Luton represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Consumer Protection
Public Corruption
Updated September 29, 2017