Postal worker charged after thousands of pieces of mail and ballots found in trash

Article publisher: 
Law Enforcement Today
Article date: 
13 October 2020
Article category: 
National News
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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – A postal worker from New Jersey found himself under arrest after it was discovered that he was throwing thousands of pieces of mail, and ballots, into dumpsters and not delivering them.

The man, Nicholas Beauchene is facing federal charges of delay, secretion or detention of mail and obstruction of mail, after it was discovered he was allegedly throwing the items in dumpsters.  United States Attorney Craig Carpenito alleges that 1,875 pieces of mail and 99 general election ballots were found in dumpsters in West Orange and North Arlington....