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Syracuse Man Sentenced for Assaulting U.S. Postal Employee

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

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Daniel J. Trammell, age 58, of Syracuse, was sentenced yesterday to serve 30 months in prison for assaulting a United States Postal Service employee, announced Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon and Joseph Cronin, Postal Inspector in Charge of the Boston Division of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

As party of his previous guilty plea, Trammell admitted that on April 21, 2020, he assaulted a letter carrier while the carrier was delivering mail. Trammell caused two cuts to the victim’s neck.

In addition to his term of imprisonment, the court also sentenced Trammell to 3 years of supervised release.                 

This case was investigated by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Syracuse Police Department, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Sutcliffe.

Updated January 14, 2021

Violent Crime