Texas Mailman arrested

CENTER, TX (KSLA) – Center, Texas police department says they have charged a mailman with credit card abuse after he stole a gift card.

The east Texas woman reported that a gift card that was mailed to her had been stolen because she never received the gift card in the mail. She called the issuing company and they said the card had been used in Center.

The arrest came as a result of a joint investigation through Center Police, the Post Office, and the office of inspector general.

Detective Nicole Faulkner figured out that 48 year old Maurice Richard of Tenaha, Texas used the card. Faulkner says federal charges may also be filed on Richard.