Flat Rock, Michigan
A former postal carrier voluntarily surrendered to police Friday morning on an arrest warrant for allegedly stealing prescription drug parcels from the mail.The carrier, 51, resigned from her job after an interview with agents in May, according to Scott Pierce, deputy special agent in charge of the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of Inspector General.Flat Rock police notified postal authorities after several customers complained of undelivered prescription medication that was expected from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.Postal authorities immediately began an investigation, according to Pierce. The woman provided a written and verbal confession to the investigators, he said.“She claimed to be experiencing specific health problems that required more pain medication than she was legally prescribed,” Pierce said.
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