Former postal employee charged after mail containing absentee ballots found in dumpster in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former United States Postal Service employee is facing a federal charge after mail was found discarded in a construction dumpster in Louisville on October 15. Postal inspectors confirmed the mail contained more than 100 absentee ballots that were supposed to be delivered to Jeffersontown.

The employee involved was fired the next day, according to the post office.

Monday, US Attorney’s office said DeShawn Bojgere, 30, of, Louisville has been charged with the delay or destruction of mail. Bojgere allegedly admitted to special agents with the U.S. Postal Service that he was responsible for discarding the mail in the construction dumpster.

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