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Franklin man, former postal worker, pleads guilty to mail theft

US Postal Service
Posted at 12:19 PM, Oct 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-06 13:19:36-04

A Franklin man who was a former postal worker has pled guilty to mail theft from a Louisiana post office.

United States Attorney Duane A. Evans, announced that 52-year-old Harold Saintes, Jr of Franklin, pled guilty as charged to a one count Bill of Information for Theft of Mail, before United States District Court.

According to the court, Saintes admitted to taking mis-sent parcels in the amount of $380.00 from the Loranger Post Office from September 1, 2019 through October 19, 2019. Loranger is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

Sentencing is scheduled for January 4, 2022.

Saintes faces a maximum penalty of five (5) years imprisonment, followed by up to three (3) years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine. There is also a $100 mandatory special assessment cost due after conviction, a release states.

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