NC mailman who hoarded 3rd class mail to be sentenced

Comments on Topix forums : Raleigh A former Raleigh mailman who admitted keeping people's junk mail in his garage or buried in his backyard is facing sentencing. Full Story
person

Fletcher, NC

#1 Nov 19, 2008
If the prosecutors had to keep up with the schedule mailmen/women and other delivery company personnel have to, they would understand the stress people are under and sometimes people do make errors in judgement. We're all human.
jobless whitey

United States

#2 Nov 19, 2008
if this guy were my mailman i would buy him a steak dinner for keepin the junk outta my box !
Name

Swannanoa, NC

#3 Nov 19, 2008
I agree with jobless whitney, this guy oughta be lauded not sentenced. He can keep my junk mail.

Since: Nov 07

Barnesville, OH

#4 Nov 19, 2008
jobless whitey wrote:
if this guy were my mailman i would buy him a steak dinner for keepin the junk outta my box !
If it weren't for Junk mail, we wouldn't get any (mail).
fhjkl

United States

#5 Nov 19, 2008
^^^^ above leads a boring life.
Dionysis

Asheville, NC

#6 Nov 19, 2008
Sounds like he was performing a public service instead of a criminal act.

Since: May 07

Asheville, NC

#7 Nov 19, 2008
Sadly this cat will get more time than Chris Abril.
person

Arden, NC

#8 Nov 20, 2008
WNCNATIVE wrote:
Sadly this cat will get more time than Chris Abril.
You are probably right, and that's a crime in itself.

“Report and Deport1866-DHS-2 ICE”

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#9 Nov 20, 2008
"""...Postal agents have not found any first or second-class mail at Padgett's home..."""

The schedule stinks. I don't even know why they allow those 'sales discount coupons'---(you know the ones that are about 12 pages and ya get one each month) to be carried out. They fall apart, have inserts that fall out of the pages, are slick as all get out and every box has to get one. If this is the case, then they should make the folks who put these things out PAY first class postage. Handling those things definately slow the mail person down. This man is one brave soul!!!
Keith former Gun-bunny

United States

#10 Nov 20, 2008
My mother's third husband did the same thang in California years back. He was canned, spent a little time in jail and put on probation for a year. On top of that, my mother left him. She doesn't stand by her man. LOL.

“Report and Deport1866-DHS-2 ICE”

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#11 Nov 20, 2008
Keith former Gun-bunny wrote:
My mother's third husband did the same thang in California years back. He was canned, spent a little time in jail and put on probation for a year. On top of that, my mother left him. She doesn't stand by her man. LOL.
USPS does not play around.
Keith former Gun-bunny

United States

#12 Nov 20, 2008
Mtnbred wrote:
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USPS does not play around.
He found out the hard way. He walked his route and I reckin he got tired of the weight of the junk mail and there was a lot of junk mail.

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