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Dayton man sentenced to prison for possessing stolen mail

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio – Jayon Everett Perrin, 22, of Dayton, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 32 months in prison for unlawfully possessing stolen mail.

According to court documents, in October 2022, law enforcement executed a search warrant at Perrin’s Dayton apartment and discovered a postal service key, a United States Postal Service logo jacket, $6,000 in cash, more than 500 checks, and approximately 15 debit or credit cards.

The checks had payable amounts ranging from approximately 50 cents to $282,000. The stolen mail also included sensitive forms and documents, such as a federal tax return, payment slips for medical and dental bills, and a loan-forgiveness application.

Perrin also possessed equipment and supplies for cloning debit and credit cards and altering stolen checks.

Perrin was charged federally in October 2022 and pleaded guilty in September 2023.

Kenneth L. Parker, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, and Lesley Allison, Inspector in Charge, U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), Pittsburgh Division, announced the sentence imposed on March 5 by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Walter H. Rice. Assistant United States Attorneys Rob Painter and Elizabeth L. McCormick are representing the United States in this case.

 

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Updated March 8, 2024