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Ill. postal worker accused of stealing packages

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By Elizabeth Eisele By Elizabeth Eisele

 EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) -- A St. Louis woman has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that she opened and stole packages while working as a supervisor at a southwestern Illinois post office.

Forty-one-year-old Jane Johanna Emily, who’s also known as Jane Moeller, entered the plea this week to charges of obstruction of mail, theft of U.S. mail by a postal employee, and opening of mail.

A magistrate judge assigned the St. Louis woman to be represented by a public defender.

A federal indictment alleges that Emily opened and stole mail packages last March and April while she was a supervisor at the East St. Louis post office.

Emily is free on bond.

The federal public defender’s office in East St. Louis did not immediately return a call seeking comment on Friday.

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