Former Postal Worker Gets Jail Time for Mail Theft

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: Wed 10:52 AM, Feb. 19, 2014

A former U.S. Postal worker will 30 days in jail after she was convicted of stealing mail during her employment.

Katie Dassow's sentence will be follow by two years of supervised release.

In addition to the jail time and supervised release, Judge Conley ordered Dassow to pay a $100 fine, a $100 special assessment, and $155 in restitution.

ORIGINAL STORY: Wed 5:03 PM, Nov. 6, 2014

A 26-year-old Vilas County woman faces five years in federal prison after she is accused of removing articles contained in a letter intended to be conveyed by mail, while a U.S. Postal Service employee.

The indictment alleges that Katie Dassow, of St. Germain committed the theft from a piece of mail on June 8, 2013.

The charge against her is the result of an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Altman.

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