Mail Theft in the News – June 2009

6 arrested for mail theft Kingman Daily Miner – 6/15/09
Kingman, ARIZONA: Bullhead City and Kingman Police Departments arrested 6 individuals in a mail fraud scheme. They apparently stole checks and bills from unlocked mailboxes.

Naked man arrested for mail theft The Press-Enterprise – 6/4/2009
Murrieta, CALIFORNIA: A police officer found the suspect sitting naked in his car in possession of hundred’s of pieces of stolen mail. Authorities believe the mail was stolen from hundreds of mailboxes in Murrieta neighborhoods.

Police say residents helped stop mail thefts in Pleasanton Valley Times – 6/3/2009
Pleasanton, CALIFORNIA: Police say Pleasanton residents tipped police off, helping them capture 3 mail thieves who had been stealing mail from unlocked mailboxes in Bay Area neighborhoods including Pleasanton, Livermore, Castro Valley, Clayton and Concord.

From Twitter – 6/3/2009
whna: Mail is being stolen out of mailboxes in our neighborhood. Please check the forum for more info:

Police investigating mailbox vandalisms Enid News & Eagle – 6/1/2009
Enid, OKLAHOMA: 21 residents in Enid, Oklahoma reported having their mailboxes destroyed by vandals over the weekend.

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