A New Jersey man was just arrested this week after he had dumped some mail into a dumpster. The mail included 99 general election ballots as well.
Even without the ballots being in the mail, this is a federal offense. Mail and mailboxes are just things you can’t mess with. You can’t even go around and open someone else’s mailbox to place a piece of mail into it. Even that is a federal offense.
The guy dumped nearly 2000 pieces of mail!
The Department of Justice said in a statement,
“Approximately 1,875 pieces of mail – including 627 pieces of first class, 873 pieces of standard class, two pieces of certified mail, 99 general election ballots destined for residents in West Orange, and 276 campaign flyers from local candidates for West Orange Town Council and Board of Education – were recovered from dumpsters in North Arlington and West Orange on Oct. 2, 2020, and Oct. 5, 2020. The mail