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Millersville postman pleads guilty to stealing more than 20,000 pieces of mail

Millersville postman pleads guilty to stealing more than 20,000 pieces of mail

A postman pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to stealing more than 20,000 pieces of mail in Catonsville over a nine-year period. Jeffrey L. Shipley, 47, of Millersville was charged with one count each of theft of mail by a postal employee and delay or destruction of mail after agents from the Postal Service Inspector's office discovered large volumes in his home during a March 10 raid, according to a statement of facts agreed upon by the defense and prosecution. Agents executed a second warrant April 18 at a storage unit in Glen Burnie rented by the defendant. The investigation began in February after postal agents received a tip from an Internet hot line that Shipley was...

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