Police in Sammamish, Washington, were alerted this week of various mail-in ballots being stolen from mailboxes and discarded in another location.
Fox News reports:
The post office alerted the Sammamish Police Department “that unopened or incomplete ballots have been inappropriately placed in out-going mail bins,” the city of Sammamish said Friday.
Police have also investigated bags of mail that had ballots in them on roadsides and in ditches.
The postal service delivered roughly 90% of ballots in Sammamish on Thursday, and the discarded mail was found Friday morning when carriers were delivering other packages.
The theft in the Washington town is the latest concerning incident surrounding mail-in ballots heading into the November 3rd election.
On Friday, authorities announced a U.S. Postal Service employee was fired following the discovery of over 100 absentee ballots discarded in a dumpster in Louisville, Kentucky.
A contractor said that he found the unopened 112 ballots