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eNews: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Possible Mail Theft


On Monday, February 7th, a neighbor in the Summerwood pocket neighborhood in Stonegate Village Metro District posted a photo of a black four-door vehicle and reported she had contacted the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office regarding a mail theft incident. The resulting case number with the sheriff’s office is: 22 0000 9636.

In addition, neighbors in the Windrift pocket neighborhood in Stonegate North Villages Metro District have reported three separate incidents, resulting in large piles of leftover, rifled through mail in the street.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the matter. If anyone is aware of information that could help investigators, please reach out to the sheriff’s non-emergency line at 303-660-7505.

In addition, here are a few tips that may be helpful in ensuring resident mail, and household information, is kept safe and secure:

  • Do not leave mail with important information about your family, or your accounts in the mailbox overnight
  • Pick up mail daily, to avoid mail theft and overloading of mailboxes
  • If possible, get to know your carrier and the schedule for delivery

Let’s watch out for each other to help keep our district safe. And again, if you see any issues or concerns in the area, please call the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at: 303-660-7505.