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Gary Man Sentenced to 96 Months In Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana
For Brandishing Firearm During Robbery of U.S. Postal Employee

HAMMOND- Leeroy Beck, 29, of Gary, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Springmann after pleading guilty to brandishing a firearm in connection with a crime of violence (robbery of a United States Postal employee) announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch. 

Beck was sentenced to 96 months in prison, 2 years of supervised release and ordered to pay $5595 in restitution.

According to documents in the case, on August 3, 2017, Beck participated in the armed robbery of the Tolleston Post Office in Gary, Indiana, pointing guns at employees and forcing them into a bathroom in order to steal $5,595.00 in cash.              

This case was investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Diane L. Berkowitz and Thomas M. McGrath.



Updated May 14, 2019

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