U.S. Grand Jury in Augusta, GA: Theft of cash, gift cards and checks alleged in federal indictment in Hephzibah stolen mail case
By Greg Peterson
South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News
(Augusta, GA) – A Richmond County postal employee has been indicted on charges of theft of mail.
Jennifer Denise Albright of Augusta/Hephzibah addresses is charged with theft of mail by a postal service employees. If convicted, the charge carries a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years supervised release. There is no parole in federal prison.
Albright was indicted on Tues., Nov. 7, 2017 by a federal grand jury sitting in Augusta, Georgia.
On or about June 20th, 2017, Albright allegedly took property out of the mail valued at approx $525 including cash, checks and gift cards, the indictment states (see below for details). The mail was all from Hephzibah.
A future federal court date has not yet been set.
The case is being prosecuted by Asst. U.S. Attorney Brian T. Rafferty and Asst. U.S. Attorney Chris Howard (lead counsel) on behalf of their boss U.S. Attorney for the South District of Georgia R. Brian Tanner.
A graduate of Westside High School and Augusta Technical College, Albright states on her Facebook page she has been a rural postal carrier since 2015.
In early June, Albright desperately set up a “Go Fund Me” page asking for help with bills because she has lost her job and has children saying “my life has fallen apart.”
“A prayer would also be greatly appreciated,” Albright, a mother of two.