John H, Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Scott Pierce, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, announced that MARCEL VAN WOLVELAERD, 62, of Guilford, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today in New Haven federal court to submitting false documents to the U.S. Postal Service. Continue reading
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A couple who conspired to steal oxycodone and hydrocodone from packages mailed from the Department of Veterans Affairs to veterans and then sold the pills from the stolen packages was sentenced to federal prison today, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Continue reading
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – U.S. Postal inspectors will be keeping close tabs of a Valley neighborhood looking for a postal imposter caught stealing packages on a home surveillance camera. Continue reading
CAMDEN, N.J. – A Sicklerville, New Jersey, man today admitted his role in a scheme to steal and convert over 100 blank U.S. Postal Service (USPS) money orders, resulting in nearly $100,000 in losses, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Continue reading
QUEENS — When the traffic gets bottlenecked during rush hour on Northern Boulevard and 55th Road in Woodside, NYPD Inspector Tom Conforti hopes drivers will notice the huge billboard attached to the Long Island Railroad trestle.
“Learn about Mail Fishing and Check Washing,” the billboard tells all who pass by.
It’s a campaign that was launched by the police department’s Crime Prevention Bureau in conjunction with postal inspectors from the United States Postal Service. And it’s talking about an escalating problem many New Yorkers are not familiar with.
“The longer your mail sits in a box, on the corner, the more susceptible it is,” Inspector Conforti told PIX11.
MADISON, WIS. — A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictment today. Continue reading
GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia police detectives are teaming up with federal postal inspectors after thieves broke into a local post office over the weekend and stole $20,000 in cash. Continue reading
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — A mail carrier in Oakland found a suspicious device inside a blue outgoing mailbox Saturday afternoon during a routine run. Continue reading
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The holiday shopping season is in full force, and people all over Portland want to make sure their packages end up in the right hands. Continue reading
YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The United States Postal Service and police are investigating after three mail boxes were ripped out of the pavement and stolen overnight in Yonkers. Continue reading