Former postal worker charged with stealing drugs and later breaking into post office

inspectorA former postal worker in Alabama has been indicted for stealing hydrocodone from the mail when he worked as a distribution clerk at the Skyland Boulevard post office in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2012. Nichols Steven Davis, 42, of Tuscaloosa, was subsequently fired. But that didn’t stop him from trying to steal from the mail:

The indictment also charges Davis with breaking into the post office twice last month, on June 7 and June 15, with the intention of committing theft after he was fired. The maximum penalty for each charge is five years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.

The Postal Service OIG and Postal Inspection Service investigated the case.

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