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Mail thefts spread to Davis

Police and postal authorities report that mail theft that has plagued other cities in the region are occurring Davis.

Mail theft in recent months has hit residents in Roseville and Elk Grove. Now, Davis police report that several community mail boxes have been broken into and mail stolen.

Police and U.S. Postal Inspection Service agents offer tips to stem mail thefts:

▪  Report thefts to police and U.S. Postal Service inspectors at (877) 876-2455.

▪  Send outgoing letters by dropping them in a streetside mailbox or handing them to postal carriers.

▪  Pick up mail promptly on delivery.

▪  Have postal service hold mail when out of town.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.