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Two Kansas USPS employees indicted in separate theft cases

May 15, 2024

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WICHITA, KAN. – 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.

OTHER INDICTMENTS

Carletos Amaro, 26, of Wichita was indicted on one count of aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kari Burks is prosecuting the case.

Jesus Castelo-Roman, 30, of Wichita was indicted on one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and possession of a firearm by an illegal alien. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is investigating the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ola Odeyemi is prosecuting the case.

Matias Pascual, 24, of Salina was indicted on two counts of assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers or employees. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is investigating the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Hart is prosecuting the case.

An indictment is merely an allegation, and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
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