62-year-old Art Reisinger has pleaded guilty to one count of theft of mail by a postal employee.
Reisinger entered his guilty plea before United States Magistrate Judge Celeste F. Bremer. Sentencing has been scheduled for March 20, 2012, at 10:30 a.m.
Reisinger admitted that he removed mail containing Menards rebate checks that has been misaddresssed and were supposed to be returned to sender. He then converted the five rebate checks to his own use, in the total amount of $577.48.
At the time, Reisinger was employed as a distribution clerk at the Valley Junction Station in West Des Moines.