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Friday, September 5, 2014

Postmaster Sisters Get Probation

Two sisters who stole from two different Chautauqua County post offices will spend the next two years on probation.

35-year-old Amanda Elliott of Ellington and 30-year-old Tamara Elliott of Falconer were also ordered to pay back thousands of dollars when they were sentenced in federal court.

Amanda was postmaster in Lily Dale from December of 2012 to September of last year. She was order to pay back nearly $5,600. Tamara, who was postmaster in Ellington, was ordered to pay back more than $11,000. She was also sentenced to three months of home confinement.

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