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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Peru Man Sentenced To 30 Months Imprisonment

For Theft Of Government Property

FORT WAYNE – The United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Thomas L. Kirsch II, announced that Jamie Buckner, age 48, of Peru Indiana, was sentenced before Chief Judge Theresa Springmann on her guilty plea to eight counts of theft of government property. 


Buckner was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release.


According to documents in this case, from June through November 2015, Buckner stole United States Postage Stamps and other merchandise belonging to the United States Postal Services by presenting checks for the payment of stamps and merchandise knowing that the checks would not be honored by the financial institutions.  As part of the sentence, Buckner was ordered to pay restitution to the Postal Service in the amount of $21,578.21.


This case was investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service and was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Stacey R. Speith



Updated January 30, 2018