Police Say Massachusetts Letter Carrier Stole Money From Woman While In Uniform

WAREHAM (CBS) – A Taunton postal worker is accused of stealing money from a woman at a Cumberland Farms while in his work uniform.

And police say the theft was caught on store surveillance video.

Officers later arrested the suspect, Thomas Medeiros, 63, of Wareham, while on his postal route in Taunton. He was charged with larceny from a person.

Around 7:40 a.m. Saturday morning, Wareham Officer Calib Larue responded to the Cumberland Farms on Main Street for a larceny.

At the scene, the victim told police that around 6:50 a.m., she put her purse down momentarily on a counter and walked to the back of the store.

When she returned, she was about to make a purchase and realized that over $60 in cash had been stolen from the purse.

Police say store surveillance video showed a customer in a U.S. Postal Service uniform had reached into her purse and taken the money.

Source: Police: Taunton Postal Worker Stole Money From Woman While In Uniform « CBS Boston

Mail carrier tips police off to double murder scene

COLUMBUS, OH (WCMH) – It’s been more than a year and a half after a postal worker tipped police off to a murder scene in South Linden, and police are still searching for suspects.

On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 27, 2017, a U.S. postal carrier was making deliveries in the neighborhood when he noticed something wasn’t right at a home on the 1000 block of East 19th Avenue. The postal carrier called police when he saw evidence of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found Donte Moorer and his girlfriend, Janelle Reese, shot to death inside the home.

Source: CRIME OF THE WEEK: Mail carrier tips police off to double murder scene