- Associated Press - Thursday, March 10, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Authorities in Topeka have been investigating mail thefts that included more than $90,000 in stolen checks.

The Topeka Police Department’s community policing unit has been working with local U.S. postal inspectors in the effort.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1QHQU4Q ) officers on Thursday recovered a U.S. Postal Service bin with more than 150 pieces of stolen mail and packages containing checks totaling more than $90,000. Investigators also found medical supplies. Marijuana, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a stolen license plate were also found.

Authorities arrested a woman at the residence on charges of drug possession and possessing stolen property.


Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal, https://www.cjonline.com

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