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    Former Moab Post Office employee pleads guilty to mail theft

    A former Moab Post Office employee pleaded guilty this week to mail theft by a postal employee. Legal representation for Richard C. Davis reached a plea deal with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Davis to serve 24 months of probation and 100 hours of community service as part of the deal. Davis had originally pleaded not guilty in January to the charge.

    Mail thief caught?

    The Moab Post Office put one staff member on leave amidst an investigation into alleged mail theft. Photo by Doug McMurdo

    I lost $200 in cards, mailed through Moab P.O.

    Editor, Due to the article this week about mail theft at the Moab Post Office, I want to share...

    2012 mail thief was fined $800, spent five days in jail, 2 years on probation

    The Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Postal Service has completed four investigations of the Moab Post Office since January 2010. The earliest led to the prosecution of a mail clerk, but the latest one ended unresolved.

    How to report lost or stolen mail

    After receiving over the past few days numerous complaints of missing or stolen mail, The Times-Independent asked the United States Postal Service and its Office of the Inspector General to respond to locals' allegations of mail theft in Moab.

    USPS: No ‘systemic mail issues in Moab’

    The USPS recently told The Times-Independent that "nothing criminal" is going on with mail handling in Moab. Photo courtesy of Alexander...

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.