Numerous Tippah County mailboxes reported as being destroyed in act of vandalism

Numerous mailboxes in Tippah County have been reported as being destroyed in apparent acts of vandalism.

According to video posted to Tippah News, the mailboxes were damaged along CR 200 in Falkner.

Mailboxes are considered federal property, and federal law (Title 18, United States Code, Section 1705), makes it a crime to vandalize them (or to injure, deface or destroy any mail deposited in them). Violators can be fined up to $250,000, or imprisoned for up to three years, for each act of vandalism.

See video of the damage below.

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Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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