CHARLOTTE —A Charlotte man says he had a P.O. box at the uptown Charlotte post office for two decades. Then, one day, he found out the post office had given his box to someone else by mistake.
Juan Whipple started different businesses and moved often over the years. He got tired of constantly updating his address for family, friends, customers and companies billing him. So he signed up for the uptown P.O. box. “It’s extremely important. It’s a stable address,” he said. He says he used it for 22 years and everything was fine, until this month. Action 9’s Jason Stoogenke asked him, “So, you go in there, you put your key in, didn’t work after 22 years?” Whipple said, “Nothing happens.”
The post office told him it closed his box and re-issued it to someone else for some reason. He thought, “What a nightmare, having to give out a new P.O. box number.”