Mail being stolen in Moyie area
February 2, 2013
A mail carrier in the Moyie Springs area
received complaints from residents on her route
over the past few weeks that expected mail and
packages hadn't arrived.
She found out what's happening, the mail is
On Friday, she said, she found an opened package
in the middle of Lynx Road she'd delivered to
the addressee the day before, contents gone.
This morning, she said she found a handful of
mail belonging to at least six different people
from Moyie Springs and Troy, Montana.
The only two items that had been opened, she
said, were a birthday card and a credit
Mail theft is a federal offense that can carry
stiff penalties, and the Moyie Springs Post
Office has notified both the sheriffs office and
They ask everyone to be on the lookout for
anyone suspicious, and remind everyone to pick
up their mail daily, as soon after delivery as
possible, especially if you receive checks or
packages through the mail.
Anyone with information that might help
authorities capture whoever is responsible
should call the Boundary County Sheriff's
Office, (208) 267-3151, extension 0.
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