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Clearfield County Woman Charged with Stealing Mail Packages, Contents

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

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A Clearfield County resident was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on a charge of theft of mail matter, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The indictment named Susan B. Koontz, 20, of Morrisdale, Pa., as the sole defendant.

According to the indictment presented to the court, from August 1, 2016, to December 11, 2016, Koontz stole and removed from the Morrisdale Post Office approximately 20 parcel packages and the items contained therein, for a total estimated value of $1,036.00.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of five years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie L. Haines, is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The United States Postal Inspection Service conducted the investigation leading to the indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated October 17, 2018

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