USPS contractor pleads guilty to stealing packages containing narcotics for vets

A contractor for the U.S. Postal Service pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to stealing mail containing medications for veterans, according to a news report. The contractor, Bronson Cobble, signed a plea agreement and admitted to stealing 33 packages sent to Veterans Affairs patients and stealing the medications inside the packages, reported  WJHL. On Wednesday, […]

Kansas City MO postal worker pleads guilty to stealing gift cards, DVDs from the mail

6/22/17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a U.S. Postal employee pleaded guilty in federal court today to stealing mail. Terry G. Williams, 55, of Kansas City, Mo., waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Beth […]

APWU, Mail Handlers Union Send United Message to PMG Brennan Denouncing “Wholesale and Massive Job Cuts”

06/22/2017 – On June 21, the APWU and National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) sent a joint letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan chastising her administration’s “wholesale and massive job cuts.” APWU President Mark Dimondstein and NPMHU President Paul Hogrogian explained, “The cutting of an already skeletal workforce will not only cause massive disruption to […]

Arbitrator: Postal Workers entitled to administrative leave when voting in presidential caucuses

Unions Prevail in National Level Decision on Voting Rights In a decision issued on June 21, 2017, Arbitrator Shyam Das, concluded that postal employees including mail handlers are entitled to administrative leave (voting) under ELM 519.32 when they participate in presidential caucuses. The case was filed by the NALC, and the NPMHU and the APWU […]

Former DC Letter Carrier pleads guilty to dumping over 15,000 pieces of mail

Former Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge, Admits Dumping More Than 15,000 Pieces of Mail Mail Was Found in a Catch Basin and Sewer in Northeast Washington, DC 6/22/17 WASHINGTON – Christopher Newton, 22, a former U.S. Postal Service employee, pled guilty today to a federal charge for dumping more than 15,000 pieces of […]

Mail stolen from USPS delivery vehicle in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa police responded Wednesday afternoon to a Tampa USPS mail truck that was burglarized in the Riverside Heights neighborhood. “As we were backing out of the driveway we noticed that there was police cruisers over there,” said resident Scott Allen. Neighbors tell ABC Action News, their mailman usually parks at the corner […]

Video: Scam artists using U.S Postal Service to steal identities

6/22/17 BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Scam artists have figured out how to use the United States Postal Service to steal your identity. The scammers are redirecting people’s mail to rip off personal information. The mail stopped coming to Frank and Rebecca Ronquillo’s house. Then, they received a letter from the Postal Service saying it received […]

Postal Employees aids customers, injured co-worker and child in moments of need

Adam Quiles Jr., Honolulu Adam Quiles Jr., a mail handler equipment operator at the Honolulu Processing and Distribution Center, recently rushed to the aid of an injured co-worker. The man had blacked out and gashed his head open when he hit the floor. Quiles applied pressure to slow the bleeding, told bystanders to get additional […]