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Former North Country Postal Clerk Sentenced for Stealing Prescription Drugs from Mail Parcels

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of New York

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Brittany Irvine, age 27, formerly of Bloomingdale, New York, was sentenced today to 12 months of probation and to pay a fine of $5,000 for stealing prescription drugs from mail parcels.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Carla B. Freedman and Matthew Modafferi, Special Agent in Charge of the Northeast Area for the United States Postal Service (USPS), Office of the Inspector General (OIG).

Irvine previously admitted that beginning on June 18, 2019, and until her arrest on August 27, 2019, while working as a Distribution Clerk at the United States Post Office in Bloomingdale, she opened three parcels containing prescription oxycodone pills and removed the pills.

This case was investigated by the USPS, Office of the Inspector General, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy Anderson. 


Updated December 15, 2021