Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

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    United States Postal Service Office of the Inspector General (USPS OIG)

    Mail thief caught?

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

    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.

    2017 mail theft probe ended ‘unresolved’

    The Moab Post Office was the subject of a 2017 investigation of alleged mail theft.Photo by Carter Pape

    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.

    Postal thief in Moab

    Editor, My thanks to Mr. Quinn for his letter about the ongoing postal theft in the Moab Post Office!

    USPS Inspector General on how to report mail theft

    The United States Postal Service relies on its Office of the Inspector General to investigate matters such...

    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.