Video: $11,000 in Checks Stolen From USPS Mailbox in East Harlem

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

Woman expecting toy shipment gets seven pounds of marijuana in the mail

VALATIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A local woman, who reviews children’s toys and clothes, claims she received a package of marijuana instead of a shipment of toys.

Pamela Marks was expecting toys for the holidays from a California toy company, but police said she received a package containing seven pounds of marijuana instead.

“I was able to smell it,” Marks said. “I knew something was up right away.” Continue reading

Video: Mail carrier tries to save packages from being stolen

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

Video: Woman arrested for Bay Area mail theft

Thursday, December 29, 2016 11:19PM

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