mail theft

Spokane man is thinking outside the box when it comes to protecting his mail

Rambo Road residents say dozens of sturdy, steel mailboxes were broken in to over the weekend; robbed of hundreds of pieces of precious mail. Neighbors say it's a problem they've come to expect it every year at this time as W-2's are sent out, but that they've never seen so many homes in the area affected by it before.

Woman sentenced for stealing mail from 900 Spokane residents

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) ��� A 27-year-old woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing mail from more than 900 Spokane residents.The Spokesman-Review reports ( ) Souha Yazbek had a counterfeit U.S. Postal Service key that allowed her to access cluster-style mailboxes.