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Prior Lake Postal Worker Charged In Theft Of Mail

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are accusing a 43-year-old postal worker from Jordan in the theft of about $4,000 in cash and gift cards from mail she delivered.

An indictment unsealed in federal court in St. Paul on Wednesday charges Michelle Lynn Bressette with one count of theft of mail by a postal employee.

She allegedly stole the money and gift cards from December 2009 to October 2010 while an employee of the Prior Lake Post Office.

A message left with the public defender assigned to the case was not immediately returned Wednesday evening.

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