Jacksonville, FL Contract Postal Carrier Sentenced For Theft Of Mail
Jacksonville, Florida – United States District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced former United States Postal Service contract mail carrier Randolph Varbelow (48, Jacksonville) to time served, approximately four months’ imprisonment. Varbelow was also ordered to serve a two-year term of supervised release and pay restitution to the victims. He had pleaded guilty to theft of mail matter on November 15, 2022.
According to court documents, Varbelow worked as a contract mail carrier from November 2021 through January 2022 and was assigned to deliver mail on a route in Duval and St. Johns Counties. In response to complaints about missing mail on his route, the U.S. Postal Service – Office of Inspector General conducted an investigation and linked multiple stolen Target gift cards to Varbelow through transaction records and surveillance video.
This case was investigated by U.S. Postal Service – Office of Inspector General. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David B. Mesrobian.