STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Thieves targeting mailboxes in Jackson County

Authorities think thieves might be looking for gift cards.

Posted: Jan. 9, 2018 1:28 PM

Jackson County authorities are warning residents to be on  the lookout for thieves who may be targeting mailboxes.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said a mail carrier called deputies after finding a large amount of opened mail dumped on roadsides.

The mail was found on Highway 65 in Paint Rock Valley, in the Trenton and Garth communities. Authorities said they also found opened mail on county roads 1 and 10.

Investigators said they believe thieves are looking for gift cards, checks and other valuables.

Authorities said if you notice any suspicious vehicles or people lurking around mailboxes, call 911.

Article Comments

Huntsville
Broken Clouds
92° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 97°
Florence
Clear
91° wxIcon
Hi: 97° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 94°
Fayetteville
Clear
88° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 93°
Decatur
Clear
91° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 97°
Scottsboro
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 95°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Over the Edge

 

Community Events