Authorities say someone stole $11,000 in checks from a USPS mailbox in East Harlem over the last few months.
The checks were put into the mailbox between October and December by staff at the Boriken Neighborhood Health Center on Third Avenue, police say. Staff at the social services organization realized they had been stolen when vendors said they never received the funds. Continue reading →
Antonio Alcalá is one of the US Postal Service’s four art directors, a job he began in his fifties after a career designing books and museum installations. Learning to design for such a small canvas required a new way of thinking and approaching his craft. Continue reading →
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Heroes work all different kinds of jobs, but a mail carrier isn’t one you wouldn’t expect to be a hero. One Topeka mail carrier’s reactions were something that saved a man from losing all of his packages.
David Cole says he was at work all day Thursday and was expecting three packages to be delivered.
“I have had millions of packages delivered here with no problems,” David Cole, whose packages were stolen said.Then, he came home to a unwelcoming surprise, a note in his door, and not a single box. Continue reading →
BALTIMORE – A USPS mail carrier was robbed in the 3100 block of Chesterfield Ave. on Thursday, according to police.
The victim told police he was delivering mail when someone he didn’t know walked up to him armed with a gun. The suspect took the victim’s wallet and watch and then ran away, police said. Continue reading →
MILPITAS, Calif. (KGO) — A Bay Area woman was jailed Thursday for mail theft and police say pulling off the crime was easy.
Leah Kaye Costa, 45, was in illegal possession of a U.S. Postal Service master key, allowing her to unlock mailboxes across the Bay Area.Milpitas police arrested Costa after she parked illegally in a handicapped space. Police say she was high on drugs and that methamphetimine was found in her car. Continue reading →