Tennessee postal worker charged with stealing mail for 3 years

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DOVER, TENN. — A Stewart County postal worker has been charged with keeping mail that she was to deliver.

According to an indictment, Cathleen Higgs is charged with theft between $1,000 and $10,000, which is a Class D felony, and with official misconduct, a Class E felony.

The indictment says Higgs kept DVDs, gift cards and $6,098 in goods or currency from at least Jan. 11, 2011, until Jan. 27 of this year.

Read more: Stewart County postal worker charged with stealing mail for 3 years | The Leaf Chronicle — Clarksville, Tenn., and Fort Campbell | theleafchronicle.com.

  • Tony Koziol

    Curious: What sort of “Postal Worker?” Clerk, Carrier, RFD or some sort of “associate?”

  • barbara morrid

    This is so sad…she had a great job most people only wish they could get…and making good money…no excuse for abusing our customers and jobs. I’m proud to be a rural carrier and this kind of action Gives all us carriers a bad name…she should hang her head In Shame

  • Roger Galliett

    Rural Carrier Associate RCA $16.23/hr hired in 2013

  • Eamon Doherty

    The article states that she was stealing since Jan 2011 so the information you have might be bad Roger.