Manatee sheriff’s authorities have received several reports of mail thefts from residential mail boxes.
Crime prevention officials with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office are calling on residents to retrieve their mail as quickly as possible.
For outgoing mail, deputies are recommending residents go to a post office or shipping company to send their mail during the holiday season. To report a mail theft, call the sheriff’s office at 747-3011.
-- Robert Napper