Center mailman arrested for stealing gift card

CENTER, TX (KTRE) - CENTER, TX (KTRE) - Center Police say they have charged a mailman with credit card abuse after he stole a gift card.

According to a press release, the arrest was the result of a joint investigation through Center Police, the post office and the office of inspector general.

The investigation began after a citizen reported a gift card that was mailed to her had been stolen. The victim said she never received it. She called the issuing company, who said the card had been used in Center.

Det. Nicole Faulkner said she was able to figure out that Maurice Richard, 48, of Tenaha, used the card.

Federal charges may also be filed on Richard, Faulkner stated.

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