Two Kansas USPS employees indicted in separate theft cases

WICHITA, KAN. – 5/15/24 – A federal grand jury in Wichita returned separate indictments charging two former employees of the U.S. Postal service with stealing the contents of mail.

According to court documents, Alexa Garner-Cavender, 36, of Wichita is charged with four counts of theft of mail by a postal employee. Garner-Cavender is accused of stealing checks from the mail on multiple occasions in 2023 totaling approximately $4,800.

In a separate, unrelated case, Dylan Ellis, 30, of Andale is charged with one count of delay or destruction of mail by postal employee. Between January and February of 2024, Ellis is accused stealing U.S. currency (cash) from the mail.

The U.S. Postal Service – Office of Inspector General is investigating the cases.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron Smith is prosecuting the cases.

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