Grafton – Police Chief Normand A. Crepeau Jr. released this statement this evening:
On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, officers from Grafton Police Department, working with Special Agents from the United States Postal Service – Office of the Inspector General, participated in a joint investigation into the reported theft of United States mail by a postal employee from the Grafton Post Office located at 23 Upton Street.
As the result of a three month investigation related to the theft of hundreds of individual pieces of mail, John T. Derry, age 21, a resident of 220 Providence Road, Grafton, will be arraigned in the Westborough District Court on October 8, 2015 on the following charges:
1. Larceny from a Building;
2. Larceny of Property – Value Greater than $250.00;
3. Receiving Stolen Property – Value Greater than $250.00.
The U.S. Postal Service has identified potential victims who have processed mail through the Upton Street facility and may have been affected by these thefts. Identified victims will receive written correspondence from the Postal Service seeking information regarding items of value that may have been stolen during this time frame.
Affected residents are encouraged to call the U.S. Postal Service – Office of the Inspector General at 401-229-9250 with questions or concerns.