Postal inspector proceeds with attempt to suppress evidence in prostitution charge

By Katie Smith – July 22, 2016 SYCAMORE – The city’s police chief testified Friday that upon being pulled over, a federal postal inspector suspected of hiring a prostitute at a Sycamore spa showed officers his government credentials and asked for a “professional courtesy.” Dean Kowalefski, 51, of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, was charged in June…

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Tampa postal inspector admits to stealing money orders from mail

By Patty Ryan – December 16, 2015 TAMPA — Postal inspectors are the cops of the U.S. Postal Service, protecting carriers and ensuring trust in the mail. They’re usually the ones pointing out wrongdoing, sometimes testifying at criminal trials. But a Tampa postal inspector resigned in disgrace in July and admits to embezzling $5,000 in…

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