Alabama man robbed postal carrier at gunpoint, feds say

Published 4:24 pm Wednesday, October 25, 2023

An Alabama man was arrested in Huntsville on Tuesday on charges stemming from the robbery of a U.S. Postal carrier, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector-in-Charge Scott D. Fix, Houston Division.

A three-count indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges Anthony Darryl Barber, Jr., 23, of Montgomery, Alabama, with robbery of a U.S. Postal carrier, unlawful possession of U.S. Postal Service Keys, and brandishing a firearm during a violent crime. The incident occurred in Madison County on May 3, 2023.

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U.S. Postal Inspection Service investigated the case along with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and Huntsville Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Davis Barlow is prosecuting the case.