POSTMAN WITH EATING DISORDER ARRESTED FOR EATING 1.3 TONS OF MAIL
A mailman of the United States Postal Services was arrested by the New York Police Department on charges of stealing and eating more than 75,000 letters he was supposed to deliver.
38-year old Diego Ramirèz was arrested at his residence by officers of the New York Police Department and deputies of the New York City Sheriff’s Office (NYCSO)
A joint investigation led over the last few months after several people complained about their mail being stolen, revealed that the letter carrier was actually eating a large portion of the envelopes he was supposed to deliver.
NYPD Chief of Department Tom Salinger said the arrest came after a 2-month joint investigation between the NYPD and the NYCSO.
A total of 1500 criminal charges have already been filed against Ramirèz, including 640 charges mail theft and as 820 charges of malicious destruction of property.