Ex-Postmaster charged with trafficking marijuana through Alaska post office

By Leroy Polk – February 22, 2019 ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – The former postmaster of the Kotzebue post office was charged with trafficking marijuana through the mail using the office he ran to facilitate shipments for over three years. Shaun Pete Snyder, 34, is charged with possessing a controlled substance with intent to distribute it, conspiracy…

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USPS Supervisor Transferred, Not Fired, After Harassment Claims, Worker Says

By Regina Waldroup – October 1, 2018 It’s hard work, but Courtney Ferguson says she loves her job with the post office. She’s been at a facility in Schiller Park for four years now. “The post office is a great job to have,” she told NBC 5 Monday. What Ferguson said she didn’t expect in…

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Former Maine postmaster to be sentenced for sex crimes against child

By Beth Brogan – August 13, 2018 TOPSHAM, Maine — A Topsham man who served as the town’s postmaster until last year has pleaded guilty to six counts of sexually assaulting a child and will be sentenced Sept. 5 in West Bath District Court. Under terms of a plea agreement, Robert Welch, 63, pleaded guilty…

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Court Orders Former Postmaster to Pay over $350K for Defrauding USPS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Court Orders Former Postmaster to Pay $353,441.42 for Defrauding the United States Postal Service A man from Arlington, South Dakota, has been ordered to pay $353,441.42 to the United States for defrauding the United States Postal Service. As postmaster from 2010 until 2015, Craig Christeson devised a scheme…

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USPS supervisor pleads guilty in theft of marijuana from mail

Scheme involved fellow employee ‘Chuck the Sniffer’ By Curtis Killman – February 5, 2018 A U.S. Postal Service supervisor admitted Monday to participating in a scheme with another employee known as “Chuck the Sniffer” to stealing marijuana from packages at the mail sorting facility in Tulsa. Laura Mae Campbell, 47, of Claremore pleaded guilty in…

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USPS supervisor, husband charged with stealing $8K watch in mail

By Charlie Langton – Nov 28, 2017 DETROIT (WJBK) – A U.S. postal worker and her husband are accused of intercepting thousands of dollars in jewelry and then selling it at a Metro Detroit pawn shop. Kewein Skinner and his wife, Shantaina, were arrested for intercepting a Patek Phillippe watch worth $8,000. According to a…

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USPS manager convicted of moving marijuana in DC is sentenced to 8 years

By Megan Cloherty – October 3, 2017 WASHINGTON — A former U.S. Postal Service employee who was involved in a drug scheme that routed hundreds of pounds of marijuana in D.C. through other carriers is facing his sentence. During his sentencing, U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkana told 48-year-old Deenvaughn Rowe, “What you have done…

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Postmaster’s Removal for Unacceptable Conduct Upheld by Federal Appeals Court

“The United States Postal Service removed Ramon Canarios from the position of Postmaster based on a charge of unacceptable conduct, supported by numerous specifications of particular incidents. Mr. Canarios appealed the removal decision to the Merit Systems Protection Board, which upheld the removal. We affirm.” Mr. Canarios began working for the Postal Service on July…

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