Kirkland

Police: Man arrested with stolen mail belonging to over 100 residents

EDMONDS, Wash. -- A man arrested for allegedly driving with a suspended license Friday in Edmonds had more than 400 stolen pieces of mail belonging to up to 159 residents from all over the region, according to the Edmonds Police Department.

According to police, officers contacted two men driving around in a car with its headlights off around 1:30 a.m. and arrested the driver after it was discovered he had a suspended license.

In the process of impounding the man's car, which was parked illegally, officers found a number of mail items with other peoples' names on them, according to police.

After getting a warrant to fully search the car, officers found 407 pieces of mail belonging to between 134 and 159 residents in Bothell, Arlington, Lynnwood, Clyde Hill, Woodinville, Kenmore, Shoreline, Kirkland, Seattle and Edmonds, according to police.

Police are continuing to investigate the mail theft.