Las Vegas man pleads guilty to robbing USPS mail carriers

Las Vegas resident Rodolfo Rafael Rodriguez-Silva, 20, faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing USPS mail carriers on two occasions.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Rodriguez-Silva admitted to intimidated a mail carrier who was making deliveries on January 18 while an accomplice stole mail from the USPS vehicle. Seven days later, Rodriguez-Silva went after another mail carrier, telling them“I don’t want to hurt you, get to the side of the vehicle” while an accomplice took mail from the vehicle.

The release doesn’t name Rodriguez-Silva’s accomplice.

On Thursday Rodriguez-Silva pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery of mail, money, or property of the United States. He faces a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for each count. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for February 18, 2021

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