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Hazelwood postal workers accused of stealing mail

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HAZELWOOD, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Four former and current Hazelwood postal workers face multiple charges in a federal indictment, after being accused of stealing from mail recipients.

According to the indictment, Edward Lewis, Sean West, Quentin Cook, and Korey Howard allegedly stole electronics, clothes, and drugs from the mail distribution center in Hazelwood. 

The workers then allegedly rerouted those items to their homes and the homes of their friends.

Charges include conspiracy, obstruction of correspondence, and theft or receipt of stolen mail, as stated in the indictment.

If convicted, each charge carries a maximum of five years in prison, a $250,000 fine, or both.

All suspects are between the ages of 21 and 23, and are residents of north St. Louis and Saint Charles counties.

Cook is still employed by the distribution center. West, Lewis, and Howard are former employees.

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