Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Sheriff Investigation Mailbox Vandalism Cases
Mailbox vandals are once again striking in a Putnam County neighborhood. Vandals destroyed dozens of mailboxes along several roads in Cookeville, according to a report in the Herald Citizen newspaper. Victims along Whittaker Road have reported the vandalism to the sheriff's department and the U.S. Postal Service. So far no arrests have been made. Destroying mailboxes is a federal crime punishable by penalties of up to $250,000 and up to three years in prison.