Wilkinsburg Man Charged with Stealing Mail in Oakland and Shadyside

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PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of theft of mail matter, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today.

The four-count Indictment, returned on March 17, named Tyrone Mobley, age 54, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, from approximately December 2020 until approximately September 2021, Mobley stole US mail and other packages shipped via the United States Postal Service from authorized depositories for mail matter located at various addresses in the Oakland and Shadyside areas of Pittsburgh.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of not more than five years in prison, a fine of not more than $250,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Nicole A. Stockey is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The United States Postal Inspection Service conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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