Wednesday, June 4, 2008

And I want my late charges reimbursed too!

Breaking news from our local newspaper:
21,000 mail pieces found in letter carrier’s home
Associated Press
MIDDLEBURY, Ind. — Postal workers have started delivering 21,000 pieces of mail found two weeks ago in the home of a substitute rural letter carrier.The undelivered items include first-class mail, publications, bulk mail and parcels. The investigation began after customers in the area about 25 miles east of South Bend complained about undelivered mail.“Some of the mail dated back a year ago,” Postal Service spokesman Al Eakle said.The carrier, whose name was not released, was arrested May 19 and resigned Tuesday, officials said. An investigation is continuing but work began Wednesday in delivering the undelivered items.Postal Service spokeswoman Susan Pfeifer said the carrier was a substitute and worked different routes.The Postal Service said federal charges for delaying or discarding mail carry a penalty of up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Well...that explains why I haven't been getting my mail. I had actually talked to the post master here in town....but not thinking it would make a difference. Things I ordered off of eBay. Bills that I got past due notices about. And not to mention the countless things I didn't even know that I was missing.
So I got some of our stolen mail today...and it's post marked back to DECEMBER!! By the way thanks Rosetta for the Anniversary card....from January I just got!!! Sorry, to Borden Waste Away for not paying for my trash service.....I never got the bill. WOW! Can't wait to see what comes tomorrow! Hopefully the things I ordered off of eBay!!!
Quote of the day:
From Jack...."mom are you sure that's going to be enough chips?" referring to the picnic I was packing for lunch today.
That's my boy! We wouldn't want to have a chip shortage while eating lunch at the park!!

8 comments:

Sarah said...

We get lots of mail anyway....but today we got a Christmas card w/pictures from a friend in Texas....an invitation to Katy's baby shower that Kim & Amber had on Sun. May 4th...wow, I'm invited! I went anyway w/o the invite! What a bugger for doing that mail stealing! What was she/he thinking?

Sarah said...

I forgot to say we got a whole boatload of mail today...even 2 Christmas videos I ordered last Nov-Dec...at least I finally got them! PTL

wanita said...

that is unbelievable! and so sad! what in the world...

Kim said...

Yeah I got my invite to Katy's shower that I helped plan too! Jadyn also got her postcard from Grandma and Grandpa when they were in Australia in March. She was the only one who didn't get one!

Sherri said...

Kevin and I heard this on our local radio station's news report yesterday and called my mother-in-law right away. She hadn't heard about it. That is so bizarre!

Jenn said...

Weird! What on earth was he/she thinking?!?! So the person didn't open the mail...just hording it?!?! Oh so odd!

heather said...

The mail I've gotten so far has all been unopened! Weird!

Holly said...

That is so scary! You can't even trust the peeps at the post office! Hopefully you will get everything you are supposed too. Love ya