Local postal worker faces probation after stealing mail

July 29, 2013

NEW — 4:25 p.m. July 29, 2013

An Issaquah postal worker, who pleaded guilty to opening mail and stealing at least $500 and 30-50 gift cards, will not face jail time.

Last fall, 45-year-old Annie Wei was caught with opened mail in her purse after questions about lost gift cards and money along her route led to an investigation.

On July 26, she was sentenced to three years probation, 100 hours of community service and $585 in restitution fines after being charged in U.S. District Court with one federal misdemeanor count of delay or destruction of mail.

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