Former Postal Employee Indicted for Delaying and Stealing the Contents of U.S. Mail
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – DAZMON DYER, age 29, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana was indicted on March 31, 2023 by a federal grand jury for unlawful delay of U.S. Mail matter by a postal employee, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1703(a) and theft of U.S. Mail matter by a postal employee, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1709, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.
According to the two-count indictment, between on or about June 17, 2022 and July 17, 2022, DYER unlawfully secreted, detained, and stole the contents of U.S. mail entrusted to him as a postal employee. As to each count, DYER faces a maximum sentence of 5 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine, up to 3 years of supervised release, and a mandatory $100 special assessment fee .
U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
The case was investigated by the United States Postal Service, Office of the Inspector General. Assistant United States Attorney Troy L. Bell of the General Crimes Unit is in charge of the prosecution.