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Former Postal Employee Sentenced for Stealing Mail

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

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Allegany, New York has been sentenced in federal court to 2 years probation, ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and complete 50 hours of community service on his conviction of theft of mail by postal employee, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Bryant Richard, 30.

According to information presented to the court, from in and around October 2018, to in and around November 2018, Richard, who was a postal employee, stole 18 items of mail which had been submitted to the Postal Service for delivery.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Richard.

Updated October 8, 2019