TV station investigates missing mail in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Residents across the city said packages, bills and other mail has been delayed for weeks or in some cases not delivered at all. One resident even went as far as calling police after she says her postal carrier held her mail hostage.

From zip code 19146 in Point Breeze:

“Somedays I just don’t get it,” said Shauna Hailey, of Point Breeze. “Other days there won’t be a postal person out for a day or two.”

To 19139 in West Philadelphia:

“I’ve received like three pieces of mail since the end of December,” said Midori Newlin of West Philadelphia. “Now we’re like in February now and I still haven’t gotten any mail.”

Source: Action News Investigation: Missing mail |