Former Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Items from the Mail

Published 3:27 pm Wednesday, December 14, 2022

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NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that KEISHAN WILSON, age 38, of New Orleans, Louisiana pleaded guilty on December 8, 2022, before the Honorable Elon E. Fallon, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana, to stealing items from the mail she was entrusted to process for delivery as a postal employee. Sentencing is set for March 2, 2023.

According to documents filed in federal court, KEISHAN WILSON was employed by the United States Postal Service as a mail processor in New Orleans when she was apprehended stealing items from the mail she was entrusted to handle for the U.S. Postal Service.

The maximum penalties for the offense is five years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000 or the greater of twice the gross gain to the defendant or twice the gross loss to the victim; up to three years of supervised release, and a mandatory special assessment fee of $100.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Postal Service, Office of the Inspector General in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Richard R. Pickens, II is in charge of the prosecution.