PHILADELPHIA — United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that a second U.S. Postal carrier was sentenced to prison today for taking bribes in exchange for delivering packages containing marijuana to drug dealers. Steven C. Williams, 43, of Philadelphia, was sentenced today to 15 months’ imprisonment.

One of Williams’ co-conspirators, U.S. Postal carrier Felicia Charleston, 36, of Philadelphia, was sentenced in May 2018 to 10 months’ imprisonment.

Williams delivered and attempted to distribute 5,468 kilograms of marijuana. Williams diverted packages to co-conspirators at a variety of locations in West Philadelphia. He pleaded guilty in April 2018.

The case was investigated by the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General (USPSOIG), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Border Enforcement Security Taskforce (BEST), and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Bureau of Narcotics Investigations (BNI) and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Anita Eve and Tomika N.S. Patterson.

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