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Memphis Man Sentenced for Armed Robbery of Postal Carriers

May 25, 2023
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Memphis, TN – Sidney Poitier Pilcher, Jr., a/k/a Slimey Sidd, 21, has been sentenced to over nine
years in federal prison for aiding and abetting in the robbery of postal carriers while brandishing
a firearm.  Kevin G. Ritz, United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced
the sentence today.

According to United States Attorney Ritz and information presented in court, the United States
Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) began investigating complaints of stolen or missing mail from
collection boxes in the Memphis area. During the investigation, officers seized stolen mail, black
ripped jeans, and a lime-green reflective vest from locations frequented by Pilcher.  The clothing
matched the description of the masked suspect during the postal robbery committed on September 26,
2022.  Pilcher pled guilty on February 16, 2023.

United States Senior District Judge Jon P. McCalla, sentenced Pilcher to 114 months in federal
prison to be followed by five years of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal
system.

This case was investigated by the USPIS and the Memphis Police Department.

United States Attorney Kevin Ritz thanked Assistant United States Attorney Reid Manning, who
prosecuted this case, as well as law enforcement partners who investigated
the case.

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