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Local Postal Service Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Mails

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

CONTACT:      Barbara Burns
PHONE:         (716) 843-5817
FAX:            (716) 551-3051

ROCHESTER, N.Y.-U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced today that Sheila Fullmer, 60, of Caledonia, NY, who was convicted of engaging in theft during the course of performing her official government duties, was sentenced to 18 months probation by U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer.

Assistant U.S. Attorney John J. Field, who handled the case, stated that Fullmer was employed as a mail clerk at the Rochester Processing and Distribution Center, assigned to manual mail sorting area. On October 20 and 21, 2015, law enforcement agents observed the defendant rifling through mail and stealing gift cards and other items from the mail. Fullmer was also seen using a gift card that had been reported missing by its sender. The defendant was found to be in possession of approximately $600 of other stolen gift cards and cash.

The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the United States Postal Service, Office of the Inspector General, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Monica Weyler, Eastern Area Field Office, Philadelphia, PA.

Updated June 24, 2016