Accused mail thief arrested, over 350 pieces of mail found in car

BELLEVUE, Wash. – Bellevue Police say they have arrested a 25-year-old Renton resident accused of stealing hundreds of pieces of mail from residences in Bellevue, Renton, Seattle, and Federal Way.

Police say they responded to reports of a possible mail theft near SE 60th St and Forest Dr. SE in Bellevue just before 4 a.m. Friday. The caller told police a person in a white muscle car with a loud muffler had attempted to steal her mail.

Officers found a vehicle matching the description in the area without license plates and pulled the driver over.

The driver was arrested and booked into King County Jail for driving with a suspended license and investigation of mail theft.

Police say they found 368 pieces of mail inside the car with addresses from Bellevue, Renton, Seattle, and Federal Way. Officers also found a Washington driver’s license belonging to someone else and stolen credit cards.

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