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Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Mail

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida

Orlando, Florida – Carlos Dayquan Rodriguez (23, Orlando) today pleaded guilty to theft of mail. He faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. His sentencing is scheduled for January 4, 2019.   

According to court documents, on July 1, 2018, officers from the Orlando Police Department responded to reports that an individual, later identified as Rodriguez, was breaking in to the Neighborhood Delivery Collection Box Units (NDCBU) in an apartment complex. The responding officers apprehended Rodriguez as he was attempting to leave the area. At the time of his arrest, the officers found a wire cutter in Rodriguez’s pocket and stolen mail in his vehicle. Surveillance footage showed Rodriguez breaking into the NDCBU and stealing mail from several boxes. 

This case was investigated by the Orlando Police Department and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kara M. Wick.

Updated October 18, 2018