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Jackson County Postal Worker Accused of Stealing Mail


A Jackson County postal worker is accused of stealing mail. According to Sheriff Janis Mangum, 34-year old Kristi Leanne Miller, of Jefferson, has been arrested and charged with Theft by Receiving Stolen Property. The sheriff says her office received a tip regarding possible mail thefts in the Jefferson and Pendergrass areas.

“On August 21, we received some information of a person in a vehicle that was stopped at some mailboxes and appeared to be taking mail out of the mailboxes,”
Mangum said, “so an investigation was started at that time, which led them to the arrest of Kristi Miller.”

Mangum says Miller did work for the United States Postal Service, but she did not work in the area where the mail was stolen.

The U.S. Postal Inspectors Office assisted in the investigation.

Mangum says citizens are encouraged to notify local law enforcement agencies of any suspicious activity, crimes or other relevant information by calling 9-1-1, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 706-367-8718 or anonymously at the Tip Line at 706-367-3784.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!