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Mail carrier accused of stealing gift cards

Posted December 16, 2009 3:36 p.m. EST
Updated December 16, 2009 4:23 p.m. EST

— Authorities have charged a mail carrier in Clayton after three gift cards were stolen from mail on her route.

Sherri Milam, 45, of 3719 N.C. Highway 42 West, was charged with four counts of larceny by an employee and one count of obtaining property by false pretense, Clayton Police Chief Glen Allen said.

Milam, who has been a mail carrier for 15 years, has been place on unpaid administrative leave, pending the outcome of an investigation by postal inspectors, said Larry Glasner, of the U.S. Postal Service.