FORMER POSTAL EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR MAIL THEFT AT LORANGER POST OFFICE
Published 7:51 am Wednesday, January 5, 2022
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Duane A. Evans, announced that HAROLD SAINTES, JR. age 53, of Broussard, Louisiana was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one count Bill of Information with Theft of Mail.
In papers filed with the court and signed by defendant SAINTES, he admitted to taking missent parcels in the amount of $380.00 from the Loranger Post Office from September 1, 2019 through October 19, 2019.
United States District Court Judge Jay C. Zainey sentenced SAINTES to one year probation plus community service and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee. The defendant agreed to pay restitution of $380.00 in full at the time of sentencing.
U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans praised the work of the U.S Postal Inspection Service, Office of Inspector General in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Julia K. Evans is in charge of the prosecution.