Greenville Man Sentenced For Stealing Mail - WSPA.com

Greenville Man Sentenced For Stealing Mail

Posted: Updated:
GREENVILLE, S.C. -

A Greenville man will spend a year in prison after being sentenced for stealing mail.

Harlan Benji Lanning, 33, was sentenced in federal court in Anderson for possession of stolen mail according to the United States Attorney.

Investigators say Lanning was parked in a car at the gas pumps at a Lil Cricket on White Horse Road in July, 2011 when sheriff's deputies were called by store employees.

A Greenville County Sheriff's Office deputy asked Lanning to step out of his car. He'd been there for 45 minutes when law officers were called and Lanning appeared to be disoriented.

When he got out of the car, the deputy noticed mail strewn about the vehicle.

GCSO investigators say Lanning was stealing mail to create counterfeit checks.

He was sentenced to 12 months behind bars.

 

  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • Child, Infant Die After Boat Capsizes On Lake Hartwell

    Child, Infant Die After Boat Capsizes On Lake Hartwell

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:01:33 GMT
    Child and Infant Killed After Boat CapsizesChild and Infant Killed After Boat Capsizes
    A five-month old baby and a nine-year old child are dead after their boat capsized on Lake Hartwell in the Townville area.

    A five-month old baby and a nine-year old child are dead after their boat capsized on Lake Hartwell in the Townville area.
  • Spartanburg County Deputies Looking For Home Detention Escapee

    Spartanburg County Deputies Looking For Home Detention Escapee

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:31:58 GMT
    Mugshot: Lonnell Norvell Chamblee (Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office)Mugshot: Lonnell Norvell Chamblee (Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who escaped from home detention. According to an arrest warrant issued by the sheriff's office, 21-year-old Lonnell Norvell Chamblee, of Spartanburg, is wanted for escape after he cut off his ankle monitoring bracelet and escaped from the home detention program.
    Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who escaped from home detention. According to an arrest warrant issued by the sheriff's office, 21-year-old Lonnell Norvell Chamblee, of Spartanburg, is wanted for escape after he cut off his ankle monitoring bracelet and escaped from the home detention program.
  • Deputies: Powdery Substance Found In Iva Mailbox; Hazmat Responded

    Deputies: Powdery Substance Found In Iva Mailbox; Hazmat Responded

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:22 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:22:45 GMT
    File PhotoFile Photo
    Anderson County Fire, HAZMAT, EMS and Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a powdery substance found in a mailbox in Iva Sunday. 
    According to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, a call came in about a person locating a powder in a mailbox on Continent Road.Once crews arrived on scene, it was determined that the substance had no biological threat. 
    Anderson County Fire, HAZMAT, EMS and Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a powdery substance found in a mailbox in Iva Sunday. 
    According to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, a call came in about a person locating a powder in a mailbox on Continent Road.Once crews arrived on scene, it was determined that the substance had no biological threat. 
Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.