Kansas Mail Carriers charged with stealing gift cards from mail, hiding and delaying mail

WICHITA, KAN. – A grand jury Thursday returned a federal indictment charging a mail carrier in Sheridan County with stealing mail, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. James N. Stephenson, 25, Hoxie, Kan., is charged with one count of theft by a postal employee, one count of unlawful possession of 15 or more stolen gift cards […]

Virginia Postal Worker With Prior Felony Theft Convictions Sentenced for Stealing Mail

According to court documents Lorre Garrison, a city carrier assistant,  took home mail she was supposed to deliver twice in December 2014 and once in January 2015. She hid it in her bedroom. Garrison also opened mail in February 2015 and removed unspecified items, the documents said. Garrison, 53, was sentenced Thursday to eight days […]

Video: Mail Thieves Taking Money From Valentine, Birthday, Holiday Cards

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — We may be sending less snail mail but more of it is going missing. Authorities are seeing a spike in mail crime. Michelle Pounder’s Valentines weren’t so sweet this year. “They arrived delivered completely open,” she says. Cards from her mother arrived ripped open, the cash inside missing. “I couldn’t […]

Former Rochester Postal Employee Arrested For Stealing Smartphones From The Mail

2/22/17 ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Bobby Bullard, Jr., 35, of Rochester, NY, was arrested and charged in a criminal complaint with theft by a government employee. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000. Assistant U.S. Attorney Craig R. Gestring, […]

Wisconsin postal worker sentenced for mail theft

Madison, Wis. – John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Belinda Chizek, 47, Prentice, Wis., was sentenced February 14 by U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson to two years of probation and fined $3,000 for felony mail theft of $500. Chizek pleaded guilty to this charge on December […]