6/1/17 – A U.S Postal Service mail carrier was indicted for allegedly stealing the contents 74 letters addressed to homes in Twinsburg, said David A. Sierleja, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.
Condrick E. Womack, Sr., 38, of Euclid, was indicted on one count of theft of mail matter by officer or employee.
From at least June 2016 through on or about September 14, 2016, Womack, did knowingly embezzle letters, packages and other items entrusted to him and which came into his possession intended to be conveyed by mail, and carried or delivered by any carrier, messenger, agent, or other person employed in any department of the Postal Service, to wit: the contents of approximately 74 first class letters in envelopes addressed to or sent by multiple individuals at addresses in the Twinsburg area, according to the indictment.
If convicted, a defendant’s sentence will be determined by the Court after review of factors unique to this case, including the defendant’s prior criminal record, if any, the defendant’s role in the offense and the characteristics of the violations. In all cases, the sentence will not exceed the statutory maximum and, in most cases, it will be less than the maximum.
The investigation preceding the indictment was conducted by the Gates Mills Police Department, the Twinsburg Police Department, and the U.S. Postal Service – Office of Inspector General. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Henry F. DeBaggis.
An indictment is only a charge and is not evidence of guilt. A defendant is entitled to a fair trial in which it will be the government’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.