CAREY - A Carey mail carrier was arrested Aug. 27 for identity theft and theft of U. S. mail, according to a release from the Wyandot County Prosecutor's Office.
Marsha A. Billock-Strahm, 47, of Carey, was arrested following an ongoing investigation into allegations of identity theft and theft of U.S. mail, the release states.
A search warrant was served at her residence, 591 S. Patterson St., Aug. 27, according to the release, where investigators seized mail that was not addressed to Billock-Strahm, along with other property, including jewelry and clothing.
Billock-Strahm also was arrested by the Wyandot County Sheriff's Office on a state charge of possession of crack cocaine, according to the release.
Wyandot County Prosecutor Johnathan Miller said Billock-Strahm appeared in municipal court Aug. 28, where she was given a $2,500 bond.
Miller said she posted bond and is to appear in court today for her preliminary hearing.
According to the release, postal customers in the Carey area who suspect they may have been a victim of identity theft or mail theft are encouraged to review their credit history and to contact the U.S. Postal Service, office of inspector general at (888) 877-7644 or visit www.uspsoig.gov.
- By Erika Platt, staff writer