Postal Service, State Police Investigate Burned Tractor-Trailer

Today’s THV reports

State Police and the U.S Postal Service are investigating the fire of a stolen tractor trailer containing bulk business mail.

U.S. Postal Inspector Daniel Mebrano says the suspect stole the truck 8 p.m Saturday night from a mail contractor in Little Rock. He says the driver coming from Dallas enroute to Detroit stopped off at LVL Inc. on McNeil, when the suspect got inside and drove off.

Police located the trailer Sunday morning around 4:30 a.m. in Cabot after it had been set on fire.
The owner of the contracting company located the cab portion later in Beebe off Highway 67/167. Police said the suspect slept inside the cab.

Mebrano said the suspect is in jail in Beebe on a possible mail theft charge. None of the mail burned had an Arkansas destination