PETERSBURG, Va. – A Petersburg mail carrier is facing charges after the Inspector General confirms his personal vehicle was repossessed with several hundred of pieces of mail inside.
Some of that mail included hundreds of pieces of first class mail, advertisement mail, and Social Security checks of Petersburg residents, according to the Inspector General confirms.
The mail was discovered inside of the repossessed vehicle that ended up in Covington, Virginia.
The several hundred pieces of mail were from August and September of this year. It has since been returned to the area.
The U.S. Postal service is currently going through the mail and will then be delivered to owners, according to the Inspector General. More at WTVR