Ex-postal worker gets probation for mail theft

Published 11:52 am Wednesday, June 19, 2019

A former U.S. Postal Service worker from Mississippi received 12 months’ probation Tuesday for her role in stealing mail.

Jasmine Marshall, 29, of Lexington, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Carlton W. Reeves to 12 months’ probation for theft of mail while she was a U.S. Postal Service employee, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez with the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General. Marshall was also ordered to pay $197 in restitution.

On May 3, 2018, Postal Service Office of Inspector General special agents arrested Marshall after an investigation revealed her purposely failing to deliver mail and stealing money from undelivered boxes and letters. Marshall’s position as a rural postal carrier was terminated by the Postal Service.

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On December 11, 2018, Marshall was charged in a federal criminal indictment for theft of mail while a postal employee. She pled guilty before Judge Reeves on March 4, 2019.

The case was investigated by the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General.