Stolen mail bust on Katy Freeway leads to federal investigation

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Monday, August 31, 2020
Large pile of stolen mail recovered in Harris Co. traffic stop
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The mail was found when deputies pulled a driver over at the METRO park and ride at I-10 and the Grand Parkway.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A traffic stop led Harris County deputies to dozens of pieces of undelivered mail Saturday morning, which federal investigators are now looking into.

The video above shows the bags pulled out of the car surrounded by mail.

The driver was also intoxicated behind the wheel when he was stopped by Deputy Parrella at the Katy Freeway and Grand Parkway, according to a tweet by the sheriff's office.

Mail theft is a felony under federal law.

There was no word on the identity of the driver.