Former Norfolk letter carrier receives probation for dumping mail

While working as a mail carrier in Norfolk, Denita Brown felt tremendous pressure to complete her deliveries by a certain time each day. Failing to do so could result in her firing, Brown told U.S. District Judge John A. Gibney Jr. during her sentencing hearing Friday in Norfolk federal court

USPS OIG – The Postal Service’s Secure Destruction Program

The Postal Service reported nearly 5.3 billion pieces of UAA mail in fiscal year (FY) 2020. When UAA mail is identified, it is either forwarded, returned to sender, or treated as waste depending on the mail class and service specifications. Handling this mail cost the Postal Service over $1.3 billion in FY 2020.

Special delivery for stamp donkey

Sharpy — whose image could also be found in the northeast corner of the envelope — is an American Mammoth Jackstock donkey, one of 10 animals featured on the recently released Heritage Breeds stamps.