Massachusetts Postal Employee pleads guilty to embezzling over $22,000

1/8/18 BOSTON – A former postal employee pleaded guilty today to embezzling over $22,000 from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Dennis Reis, 37, of Taunton, pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement and theft of public money, property or records before U.S. District Court Judge Denise J. Casper, who scheduled sentencing for April 25, 2018. […]

Mail Thieves Strike After Broken Arrow OK Residents Thought suspects were in jail

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Suspected mail thieves strike in the Battle Creek neighborhood in Broken Arrow Sunday morning days after neighbors thought the suspects were behind bars. Tim Robinson is especially thankful for the security cameras he bought on a whim a few months ago. “When I reviewed the data evidently they were in my […]

FedEx is not certified mail, Utah Court of Appeals declares in overturning ruling

SALT LAKE CITY — The state appeals court has overturned a ruling against a Juab County company because the Labor Commission sent a notice of violation via FedEx and not U.S. Postal Service. In a ruling published Saturday night, the Utah Court of Appeals declared that you can’t call it “certified mail” unless you send […]

Mail delivery halted in portion of Rocky River OH due to ‘aggressive’ wild turkeys

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — The bitterly cold temperatures have nothing to do with why mail delivery has stopped in a portion of Rocky River. The problem, according to the city, is an “aggressive” brood of wild turkeys. “It has come to our attention that a brood of turkeys have interfered with postal deliveries in the […]

Search on for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Struck Postal Worker in Norwich CT

1/5/18 NORWICH, CT (WFSB) – Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash in Norwich on Friday morning. A United States Postal Worker was delivering mail when he was struck by a motor vehicle near the intersection of Washington Street and Chelsea Court around 11 a.m., according to police. Police said the vehicle was heading southbound toward […]

Ohio Congressman: How USPS Is Inadvertently Making The Opioid Crisis Worse

Late last year Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH-13) and Dave Joyce (R-OH-14) led 48 bipartisan lawmakers in asking the Trump administration for additional emergency funding to combat the nation’s opioid epidemic Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan explains how the United States Postal Service must be closely monitored in order to prevent transport of opioids. Rep. Tim Ryan: It […]

West Virginia Postal Support Employee sentenced for stealing pills mailed to veterans

1/4/18 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A former postal worker who stole oxycodone and hydrocodone pills mailed by the Department of Veterans Affairs to veterans was sentenced today to five years of probation, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Brittany Harrison, 31, of Cross Lanes, previously pleaded guilty to theft of mail by a postal employee. She […]

NPMHU: USPS Voluntary Early Out Retirement comes without monetary incentive

The Postal Service unilaterally announced earlier today that it is offering Voluntary Early Retirement (VERA) to eligible mail handlers throughout the United States.  This VERA comes without any monetary incentive payments to retire, and simply makes early retirement available to eligible employees. More detailed information will be widely circulated to all eligible mail handlers, directly […]