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Ex-postal worker pleads guilty in LA-area mail truck thefts

Posted at 7:22 PM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 22:22:22-04

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former U.S. Postal Service worker has pleaded guilty to helping rob Los Angeles-area mail trucks of nearly $240,000.

William Crosby of Inglewood entered pleas Wednesday to federal charges.

Prosecutors say Crosby arranged for his half-brother and others to rob two postal trucks at gunpoint and steal a container of cash from a third in 2017 and 2018.

Under a plea agreement, Crosby said he used his job as a supervisor to identify trucks that were carrying cash from the sale of money orders and Postal Service merchandise.

Crosby is now facing a possible life sentence. His half-brother, Myron Crosby, is facing trial in September.