Colton Corner: mail thefts happening in town
There have been reports of mail thefts within Colton delivery area. Chancey Lockett, postal clerk at the Colton Post Office, says stealing mail or tampering with a mailbox is a federal offense and should be reported to postal inspectors at 877-876-2455, and if anyone witnesses someone stealing from a mailbox to call 911. He also said it would be helpful if the license plate number could be recorded. The local post office should be made aware of any thefts.
In addition, the local post office has been down a delivery person and mail has been delivered out of regular hours as substitute drivers try to find their way around. But there is a new local driver about to be on route. The new driver should be in place within three weeks.