Several homes in Stearns County reported mail missing from their mailboxes Tuesday morning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received several calls from people in Avon Township, Brockway Township and Holdingford who reported mail missing from their boxes Tuesday.
Three mailboxes exploded in Crow Wing County on Sunday, and two of the explosions started fires.
With tax season here, police across the state say this is a busy time for thieves stealing from mailboxes. In Owatonna, 15 people have reported their mail stolen since late last year.