Cops, Courts and Fire

Post Office Worker Accused Of Stealing Cash, Gift Cards

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A Philadelphia woman who worked at the Washington Crossing Post Office is accused of stealing cash and gift cards from the mail.

Stacy Lee Riggins, 50, was arrested Thursday on charges of theft and receiving stolen property. She was arraigned before District Judge Mick Petrucci and released on $50,000 unsecured bail.

Upper Makefield police and the Post Office Inspector General’s Office worked together after receiving complaints of undelivered cash and gift cards that went through the Washington Crossing Post Office.

Riggins was found Thursday to be in possession of numerous stolen gift cards.

Editor’s Note: All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The story was compiled using information from police and public court documents.

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Tom Sofield

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Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: Phone: 215-431-1001