Detroit— In its 143rd year on the Detroit River, the J.W. Westcott Co. once again went beyond its normal mail-delivery duties and helped save lives.
This time, Senior Capt. Ryan Gazdecki helped rescue a pregnant woman, two Detroit police officers and a medic who had jumped into the water to help the woman on April 17. Continue reading
WEST LINN, Ore. (KOIN) — Jared Hess delivered more than the mail on his USPS route in West Linn Tuesday. He delivered the fire department.
Hess was on his route around 10:30 a.m. when he came up to the house at 2655 Coeur D’Alene Drive and saw smoke inside. Continue reading
Lisbon Falls, ME — Richelle Dube was delivering her mail route Tuesday afternoon as she always does. When approaching to deliver to one Lisbon Street address she found the front porch on fire. The carrier quickly alerted the resident and instructed him to call 911 while she attempted to extinguish the fire. Continue reading
North Versailles, PA, Letter Carrier Tyson Coulverson was delivering mail to a house when he noticed smoke pouring from a window. Realizing no one was home, he called 911. Firefighters arrived and extinguished the blaze. They credited Coulverson’s quick action with saving the house.
Source: USPS News Link – Postal News and Information
A Concord NH letter carrier helped police catch alleged bank robber Scott Lojko yesterday. The robbery happened happened Monday afternoon:
According to the police, a man matching Lojko’s description approached a bank teller around 12:30 p.m. and handed her a note demanding cash. After receiving a small sum, he fled westward on foot.
The police said a postal worker making deliveries in the area saw Lojko and made “key observations” about his car, which investigators later used to identify Lojko.
“On behalf of the citizens of Concord, we offer our sincere thanks to this individual,” the police said.
Information provided by the letter carrier helped police track Lojko to his house, where he was arrested yesterday.
Source: Concord police nab suspected bank robber | Concord Monitor