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United States v. Justin Cain, Case No. 18-CR-00017

Case Summary:

Justin Cain was a postal employee in La Crosse, Wisconsin.  He was suspected of stealing mail from the post office after he sold a stolen baseball card to a local vender.  On October 18, 2013, federal agents made a controlled purchase of 23 purported gift cards from Cain.  Three days later, on October 21, 2013, Cain was arrested by officers from the La Crosse Police Department with mail in his vehicle.  During an interview with law enforcement officers, Cain admitted to stealing mail in order to feed his heroin addiction.  Cain told investigators the stolen mail pieces were burned after items of value where removed. 

Anyone that has incurred a loss as a result of this case and wishes to provide victim impact and financial loss figures, please fill out the Declaration of Loss and Victim Impact Statement that is located in the ATTACHMENTS below and return them as outlined on those documents. 


Upcoming Court Dates:


Sentencing Date: 6/27/2018 at 12:30pm

Plea: 3/21/2018 at 1:00pm


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Case Name
United States v. Justin Cain, Case No. 18-CR-00017
Updated June 26, 2018