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 […]

Postal Worker Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing, Selling at Least 6,240 Credit Cards

Former Postal Employee Sentenced to over 6 Years in Federal Prison for Selling at Least 6,240 Credit Cards Stolen from the U.S. Mail 12/11/17 SANTA ANA, California – A Garden Grove man who worked for the United States Postal Service for more than two decades was sentenced today to 75 months in federal prison for […]

Former Rochester NY postal employee sentenced for stealing smartphones from the mail

12/7/17 ROCHESTER, N.Y. — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Bobby Bullard, Jr., 35, of Rochester, NY, who was convicted of theft by government employee, was sentenced to 90 days in jail and one year supervised release by U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer. The defendant was also ordered to pay $648 […]

Wisconsin Postal Worker Charged with Delaying Mail

12/7/17 MADISON, WIS. — A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictment today.  You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.  The maximum statutory sentence is prescribed by Congress and is provided […]

Thieves broke into North Carolina post office, stole $20,000 in cash, police say

12/5/17 GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia police detectives are teaming up with federal postal inspectors after thieves broke into a local post office over the weekend and stole $20,000 in cash. Gastonia Police said sometime around Friday night into Saturday morning, someone broke into the post office on South New Hope Road, stealing three bags of […]

Mail Truck Thefts More Than Triple in San Jose CA

12/4/17 U.S. Postal Service inspectors are warning people about a spike in mail thefts from postal trucks in San Jose. There was a string of break-ins last summer, but the problem has escalated, officials say. The latest theft occurred on Impala Drive in San Jose last Thursday. Postal inspectors say the number of postal truck […]

Thieves Steal Three USPS Collection Mailboxes In Yonkers NY

12/03/17 YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The United States Postal Service and police are investigating after three mail boxes were ripped out of the pavement and stolen overnight in Yonkers. “They took the whole darn mailbox,” resident Charles Yockelson told CBS2’s Erin Logan. Yonkers police say thieves targeted three locations – the intersection of North Broadway […]

Petersburg VA mail carrier charged after car repossessed with hundreds of pieces of mail inside

11/3017 PETERSBURG, Va. – A Petersburg mail carrier is facing charges after the Inspector General confirms his personal vehicle was repossessed with several hundred of pieces of mail inside. Some of that mail included hundreds of pieces of first class mail, advertisement mail, and Social Security checks of Petersburg residents, according to the Inspector General […]