Man gets prison for stealing thousands of letters from PO Boxes in Indianapolis

Mail thief sentenced in federal court 5/24/16 Indianapolis – United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced today the sentencing of a Huntington, Indiana, man for stealing mail from the main post office in Downtown Indianapolis.  Bryon Fisher, 35, was sentenced to 41 months (over three years) in federal prison by U. S. District Judge Tanya […]

Video: Mold Closes Orwigsburg PA Post Office

Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania July 24, 2015 Mold is causing the Orwigsburg  Post Office to temporarily close until further notice. “I think it’s a very big deal especially to a lot of businesses. I know they do a lot of volume here.” said Brad Mullen The post office along west market street in Orwigsburg will […]

Video: City Officials wants all door mail delivery switched to PO boxes

Clark city officials consider removing mailboxes July 21, 2015 CLARK, Mo. – Clark city officials recently decided to have all mail deliveries go to P.O. Boxes at the city post office. But the issue is still on the table. An employee at Clark City Hall said the Board of Aldermen is looking into removing all […]

Determined South Dakota resident calls foul on Postal Service and wins

NEWELL | A well-researched complaint by a curious Newell resident could save her and some of her neighbors from paying a fee for getting mail. As a result of Anna Hermanson’s diligence, the U.S. Postal Service has backtracked on a policy that required some Newell residents without mailboxes to rent a post office box. Meanwhile, […]

USPS investigating theft of Municipal Court’s mail from Post Office Box

Municipal Court staff discovers theft of mail from its U.S. Post Office box Early this week, Lawrence Municipal Court staff noticed there was no mail for two days in its U.S. Post Office box located at the Lawrence Post Office at 645 Vermont St.  This is a rare occurrence. Staff approached the Post Office personnel […]

Man gets prison for destroying USPS PO Boxes in 3 California cities

(July 10, 2014) SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Richard Lee Gray, 57, of Foresthill, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Troy L. Nunley to one year in prison for destroying U.S. Post Office letter boxes, being a felon in possession of ammunition, and possessing over 15 unauthorized access devices with intent to commit fraud, United […]

New Restrictions on Free Post Office Box Service

The Postal Service is adding new restrictions for free Post Office Box Service that would eliminate almost everyone’s eligibility.  #3 is why most recipients in rural areas don’t have carrier delivery to start with, eg. unimproved or poorly maintained roadways, unsafe conditions, or other conditions that preclude extension of carrier delivery.  “Other conditions” would encompass nearly everyone […]

Postal Service Seeks To Change Classification of Some PO Boxes

Post Office Boxes Face Competition Postal Service Seeks Change in Service Classification WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today is filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to change the designation of some Post Office Boxes from monopoly to competitive designation – a move to allow greater flexibility to meet the needs of […]