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Hempfield woman pleads guilty in Latrobe post office thefts

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 6:09 p.m.

A Hempfield woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of misappropriation of postal funds while employed at the post office in Latrobe.

Jessica L. Croyle, 32, took cash and money orders totaling $55,362.90 for her own use, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney David Hickton.

The alleged thefts took place between Nov. 1, 2012, and July 19, 2013.

Croyle is free on $25,000 bond, the release said.

She is scheduled for sentencing Sept. 22 when she faces a maximum of 10 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000 or both, according to the release.

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