Ex-Postmaster charged with trafficking marijuana through Alaska post office

By Leroy Polk – February 22, 2019 ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – The former postmaster of the Kotzebue post office was charged with trafficking marijuana through the mail using the office he ran to facilitate shipments for over three years. Shaun Pete Snyder, 34, is charged with possessing a controlled substance with intent to distribute it, conspiracy…

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Postal Workers Put Marijuana at Risk of Theft By Coworkers, Audit Finds

By Steven Nelson – November 16, 2016 It’s no surprise that with about a half-million employees, some U.S. Postal Service workers are enticed by the prospect of free marijuana when the drug’s telltale odor seeps from a package. But when the postal service inspector general’s office looked into the handling of such packages at seven…

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Video: Drug traffickers target the post office

OMAHA, Neb. —It’s about to get even busier at the post office. Thousands of holiday packages are moving through the postal service and inspectors know some of them will contain pot. “We’ve seen more marijuana packages lately because of the legalization in states such as Colorado,” said Dave Margritz, a U.S. Postal Service inspector. Margritz…

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