COBLESKILL, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A United States Postal worker is facing charges after being accused of stealing mail while on his route.
Police say Joel VanSteele, 21, of Schoharie, N.Y., stole gift cards, checks, and cash from various pieces of mail on numerous occasions in the past two months.
During the investigation, members of the Cobleskill Police Department and Special Agents of the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General say they observed VanSteele steal mail while he was on duty. He was arrested on Wednesday without incident.