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.

“I just got overwhelmed and stressed,” she said. “It’s by no means an excuse, but it was a lot of pressure.”

One day in March 2020, Brown dumped two bags of mail that she hadn’t been able to deliver in time at Northside Park on Tidewater Drive. The bags were later discovered by a pedestrian, according to court records.

Brown admitted to dumping the bags when confronted and was fired.

She was charged with felony delaying or destroying mail, but was later allowed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor count that carries a maximum penalty of six months in jail.


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She probably did it because of the bullshit Amazon package load.

The post office bows to their master Amazon.

If the public only knew that the taxpayer is subsidizing Jeff Bezos next billion dollar in profit they would be very upset.

The post office is Amazon’s bitch.

everyone knows that Amazon is PRIORITY NUMBER ONE,. Even over US mail

I remember being told to make sure the Amazon gets delivered even if you have to stop delivering first class mail as a new RCA.

The USPS management is the most incompetent bunch of morons on the world.