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The police have complained that there has been an increase in the fishing of mailboxes for fraud Top Stories

On January 19th police officers observed a very sticky substance in a USPS mailbox near Depot Place. Police said the substance was used to “fish” the mailbox with the intent of stealing it. The postal inspection service was notified of the find.

Criminal tampering was reported Jan. 19 at a USPS mailbox at Nelson Road and Boulevard. Police discovered a glue trap set up to fish and steal mail. The postal inspection officer was notified and the box was temporarily closed to prevent further theft or tampering.