Shawano woman charged with mail theft

Konaha in custody on other charges

Kevin Murphy Leader Correspondent

A Shawano woman currently in state custody pleaded not guilty Wednesday in federal court to mail theft charge.

Teresa A. Konaha, 32, allegedly took mail on Nov. 4 from a mail carrier in Shawano, according to federal court documents.

Assistant U.S. Attorney William Roach declined to offer more details Thursday on the alleged offense other than “she took mail from a mail truck.”

District Judge William Griesbach set trial for March 19. If convicted, Konaha faces maximum statutory penalties of five years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years’ supervised release.

Konaha has 11 convictions in Shawano and Brown counties dating back to 2006, but none since 2012, according to Department of Corrections records. Prior convictions include felony burglary, possession of narcotics, vehicle theft, forgery and misdemeanor theft, credit card fraud and forgery.

Konaha pleaded not guilty on Nov. 15 in Shawano County Circuit Court to three counts of misdemeanor theft of movable property, which allegedly occurred on Nov. 14.

No court dates are set in the pending case, according to online court records.