March 8, 2013 at 6:28 AM
2 homeless men arrested in Arlington post office thefts
Two homeless men have been arrested in connection with a series of mail thefts from the U.S. Post Office in Arlington, according to the city.
The men, ages 26 and 21, were arrested yesterday morning and booked into the Snohomish County Jail on investigation of mail theft, possession of stolen mail, and unlawful possession of paying instruments (checks), all felonies.
The thefts occurred on Feb. 15 and last Saturday and yesterday when post office boxes were pried open, the city said. Stolen mail was recovered from the men when they were arrested.
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