California Man pleads guilty to burglarized post offices, theft of mail, postal keys, identities

August 12, 2016 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Dennis Joseph Machado, 44, of Stockton, pleaded guilty today to numerous federal felony offenses arising out of illicit conduct in Sutter, Sacramento, and San Joaquin Counties, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. According to court documents, Machado and co-defendant Breneth L. Chase, 44, also of Stockton, obtained U.S. […]

Wheeler OR Post Office closed indefinitely

Wheeler, Oregon The post office in Wheeler has been closed for five months following the storms in December and, according to city manager Geoff Wullschlager, nobody knows when it will be operating again. “The storms affected our post office in a way that caused water inundation. We knew the longer the water sat there, the […]

Video: Two Charged in Holdup at Mississippi Post Office

Kemper County, Miss. Two people have been arrested for allegedly robbing a postal worker outside a Kemper County post office. The Kemper County Sheriff’s Department has charged Jerome Benamon and Edward Mobley with armed robbery. Sheriff James Moore says the postal worker was collecting mail from the site when three subjects held the worker at […]

Video: Zip code change causes unintended headaches in metro Atlanta

2/26/16 BROOKHAVEN, GA (CBS46) – The U.S. Post Office made a slight change to the way addresses appear on envelopes in one zip code, but now people who live in the Buckhead section of Atlanta tell CBS46 that slight adjustment is causing big headaches. CBS46 asked post office media representatives if they’re aware of this problem and if they have a solution. The […]

Woman tries to rob Louisiana post office with water gun filled with pepper spray

2/9/16 SORRENTO, LA – Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a woman who tried to rob a post office in Sorrento, LA Tuesday morning. Around 10:30 a.m., deputies say a black female wearing a security-type uniform, walked into the Sorrento Post Office to purchase stamps. When the clerk gave the woman […]

Man who wore “Inspector Clouseau” mask while robbing 2 Post Offices gets prison

The bandit who wore an a plastic mask resembling “Inspector Clouseau” from the “Pink Panther” movies while robbing a bank and two post offices is now headed to prison. 2/5/16  PHILADELPHIA – Blair Thomas, Jr., 30, of Lansdowne, PA, was sentenced today to 384 months in prison for robbing a bank, attempting to rob postal […]

Video: 7 injured after car drives into Chesapeake VA post office

Seven people were injured after a car drove into a post office building in the 1400 block of North Battlefield Boulevard Monday afternoon. Chesapeake Police Spokeswoman Kelly O’Sullivan told 10 On Your Side they received the call about the crash at 12:25 p.m. The driver reportedly drove into the building from a parking space. Police believe she stepped […]