A 30-year-old postman from Łaziska Górne (Silesian Voivodeship) had over 2,600 undelivered parcels in her basement. Some of them were open. The woman was charged with concealing postal correspondence, breaching the confidentiality of correspondence and possession of amphetamines. According to the police, she explained that she was unable to deliver all the letters and opened some of them “out of simple curiosity”.
Police officers were informed about the case on Monday (January 16) by a representative of one of the post offices in Łaziska Górne. The woman suspected that one of her employees had not been delivering letters and parcels to the indicated addressees for at least a month. Residents and representatives of local institutions complained that the expected correspondence did not reach them.
More than 2,600 shipments in the basement. 30 cans of amphetamine on the postman’s bag
– On the same day, the police knocked on the postman’s door. In the basement of a detached house, they found over 2,600 parcels, mostly letters. During the inspection, the police revealed as many as 279 open parcels. Among them were, among others, ATM cards, summons from the Military Recruitment Center and police units and court judgments – describes the junior aspirant Ewa Sikora from the police in Mikołów. And he adds: – In addition, the 30-year-old had over 30 doses of amphetamine dealers with her.
According to the policewoman, the woman was a so-called bicycle postman and did not have a specific area to serve. She was sent into the field as needed. She has been working at the post office since May last year.
Police: pleaded guilty, opened some packages ‘out of simple curiosity’
– The detained woman was taken into police custody, and on Wednesday (January 18) at the Police Station in Łaziska Górne, she was charged with hiding postal correspondence, breaching the confidentiality of correspondence and possession of amphetamine. During the interrogation, she admitted her guilt, explaining that she was unable to deliver all the letters, and opened some of them out of simple curiosity, a spokeswoman for the Mikołów police said.
The prosecutor placed the suspect under a preventive measure in the form of police supervision. The woman faces a sentence of up to two years in prison. The case, according to the police, is developing.
Main photo source: Silesian Police