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Cops: Lazy mailman trashed 1K letters, packages

Cops: Lazy mailman trashed 1K letters, packages
Posted March 19th, 2014 @ 12:07pm by Arden Dier, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – If you never got grandma's Christmas card and happen to live on Long Island, this might explain things: A mail carrier threw more than a thousand pieces of mail into garbage bins along his Massapequa and Seaford route ... simply because he was too lazy to deliver them, police say, per the New York Post. Federal agents first started looking into Patrick Paskett's delivery practices after receiving complaints of missing letters and packages, and on March 6, the 24-year-old was observed throwing a stack of letters into a Massapequa garbage can, according to a court complaint. When confronted, police say Paskett, who began work in June, admitted he'd chucked mail about 15 times since December.

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