Friday, May 27, 2011

Milton post office burglarized

Sumner County burglaries: Is fear enough to justify shooting?

"... "Seems like the criminals have more rights than we do as homeowners and landowners," said Betty Hilger, postmaster at the Milton post office, which was burglarized overnight less than two weeks ago...."   


Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Postal Service Giving Away the House?

Is USPS playing with fire?

"...The commission's action ends the USPS's historic monopoly on parcels weighing 13 ounces or less, a category that accounted for 44 percent of the post office's total parcel business in its 2010 fiscal year ..."   


Wednesday, May 11, 2011

APWU: 'USPS will begin hiring — for the first time in many years'

Union Members Ratify Contract

"...“As a result of the new contract, the USPS will begin hiring — for the first time in many years. New people will strengthen the union and improve work life for current employees,” Guffey said. ..."   


Postmaster allegedly stole $17,000

Former Bridgeton postmaster in federal court for allegedly stealing $17,000 from U.S. Postal Service

"...“Basically, the allegation is that Mayo input fictitious hours into the U.S. Postal Service payroll system (for an employee who had since resigned),” said Scott Balfour, special agent with the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General. ..."   


Friday, May 6, 2011

Diddy and Gangsta arrested in in connection with the slaying of 60-year-old postal carrier

Arrests in the case of slain Miami postal carrier

"...In the following months, Miami-Dade police and the U.S. Postal Service pieced together the case through video surveillance collected from the scene, cell phone records, witnesses, tips and criminal records. Their probe led them to identify the suspects, Mentor, aka. “Diddy” and Politasse, aka. “Gangsta.” A $100,000 reward was offered in the case...."   


Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Mail carriers forced to be silent about missing mail

Postal Service investigates missing Port Orange mail

"...Malin said she and others who asked their mail carriers what happened were told they couldn't talk about it, and it was also unclear if the mail would be recovered. The post office was similarly tight-lipped Tuesday. "No employees are allowed to discuss it ..."