Video: U.S. Postal Service put to test in Charlotte over mail thefts

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Channel 9 has reported extensively on several local postal workers who have been charged with felony mail theft in recent months. There have also been recent examples in our area of non-employees stealing mail. In recent months, investigative reporter Paul Boyd has received a steady stream of complaints about Charlotte’s mail service. […]

Video: Mail thefts lead post office to stop delivering mail in Albuquerque NM neighborhood

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Mail problems have become such an issue in one Northeast Heights community that neighbors say the postal service has stopped delivering mail. It’s happening in a neighborhood near Alameda and Louisiana, and the people who live their say their cluster box has been broken into again and again. But what’s most upsetting, they say, […]

Video: Postal Worker under investigation after Deer Creek OK mail thefts

OKLAHOMA – 1/05/16 – An Oklahoma mail carrier is under investigation following months of mail thefts in Deer Creek Village off 150th and MacArthur. The USPS employee in question has not been identified, but the postal service did confirm Tuesday that it is investigating someone. Those in the neighborhood said the nearly weekly thefts have been occurring since the […]

Video: Bakersfield CA residents frustrated by repeated cluster mailbox thefts

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Neighbors in a northwest Bakersfield area are frustrated that someone keeps opening up their “community” mailbox. With no sign of the box being pried open, residents suspect somebody’s using a key to access their mail. U.S. Postal Service officials say there is an active investigation underway. The neighbors live near Cripple […]

California Postal Supervisor investigated for drug thefts from coworkers, veterans

A supervisor at the Crescent City post office is under investigation for theft of prescription drugs from coworkers and area veterans, according to court records. Hollie Maready, 39, is suspected of using her position as supervisor of customer service for the U.S. Postal Service to steal pharmaceuticals from packages, coworkers, and private homes. Maready hasn’t […]

Two postal employees arrested at O’Hare for stealing items from packages including narcotics

CHICAGO — Two Postal Service employees were arrested today for allegedly opening and stealing the contents of Express Mail and Priority Mail parcels, which included narcotics.  The defendants, Aramis Brown and Zaphronsia Wheeler, were arrested following an investigation by United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General (Postal OIG) and the United States Postal Inspection […]

Video: Southern California Mail Thefts Linked to Organized Crime

12.11.14 – U.S. postal inspectors are warning people around Southern California about an increase in mail thefts this holiday season. In some cases, the thieves are likely linked to organized crime, authorities say. “Organizations that are doing it now are those old gangs that have been around for 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 years,” said […]

Two Ohio mail carriers facing mail theft charges

Former postal carrier admits to stealing from mail Columbus OH: A former mail carrier who stole credit cards and blank checks from postal customers and used them to spend nearly $29,000 pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to receiving stolen mail. Arlie O. Ruff, 67, was tripped up when he used his Kroger Plus card […]