• woodbridge April 8, 2022 1:39 am

    Woodbridge Police Urge Residents to Take Precautions After Increased Mail Theft

    Numerous checks have been stolen out of mailboxes in Woodbridge, altered and cashed for large sums of money, according to the Woodbridge Police Department. Police said thieves have been stealing business and personal checks from mailboxes of local residents and standalone USPS mailboxes. Those checks are then fraudulently altered and cashed for large sums of money. The Woodbridge Police Department…

  • Avon March 11, 2022 2:06 am

    Avon Police Places Signs Across Town, Informing Residents About Mail Theft

    The Avon Police Department has been placing signs around town to raise awareness about public mail theft. “While we understand the convenience of using drop boxes, one of the recommended ways to avoid mail theft is simply bringing your mail directly inside the post office,” a press release from the department stated. Police are advising anyone who has to use…

  • Andover January 23, 2022 8:46 pm

    Troopers Investigate Burglary at Andover Post Office, Warn of Possible Mail Fraud

    Connecticut State Police are warning people in Andover to monitor their bank accounts after a burglary led to some stolen mail at the town’s post office. The burglary took place during the overnight hours into Sunday at the post office on Route 6. The town’s resident trooper said police discovered that some of the items stolen included mail itself....

  • mail theft December 17, 2021 10:16 pm

    Fairfield Police Investigate Several Reports of Mail Theft, Check Fraud

    Fairfield Police are investigating after several reports of mail theft, resulting in check fraud. Officials said they’ve received at least six reports of mail being stolen from mailboxes in the overnight hours since September. Some of these cases included checks, which resulted in check fraud, according to police. Police said they believe more cases of theft happened during this...

  • stonington July 14, 2020 8:30 pm

    Stonington Police Warn of Mail Thefts, Check Fraud

    Stonington police are encouraged the public to take precautions when mailing any checks after reports of check fraud they believe are tied to stolen mail. Police said citizens have reported mailing checks out that never reach their intended destinations. Instead, the information from the checks is being used to create fraudulent checks for different amounts, then the culprits attempt to…

  • mail theft January 3, 2020 11:59 pm

    USPS, Police Warn of Mail Thefts From Collection Boxes

    The U.S. Postal Service along with Prospect Police Department are issuing a warning to those who drop their mail in USPS collection bins. The announcement comes after a series of mail thefts in the state. State and local police were made aware of the targeted thefts after concerns from the community. Connecticut State Police said that criminals are targeting...

  • mail theft January 4, 2020 1:30 am

    USPS, Police Warn of Mail Thefts From Collection Boxes

    Connecticut State Police said that criminals are targeting the mail in collection boxes to steal and alter checks.

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