NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Some pieces of mail in New Rochelle never found their way to their destination, ending up instead in a dumpster.
As CBS2’s Jessica Borg reported, a regular and unassuming dumpster stands in the loading dock area of the New Rochelle Post Office. But images taken of its interior speak volumes.
A concerned citizen snapped the pictures showing hundreds of pieces of illegally discarded mail. One was a letter from a college to a resident on Sickles Avenue, while another was addressed to Nilda Del Valle Heller and her husband.
So, why aren’t carriers delivering the mail? There is one main theory, according to local publisher Robert Cox.
“They’re under tremendous pressure to complete the route and return back to the post office within a certain time period and if they can’t do that by delivery of the mail, they have other ways to do it, like not delivering the mail.” Read more at CBS NY