Queens mailman arrested, thousands of mail pieces dumped

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

QUEENS VILLAGE (WABC) -- A mailman in Queens is under arrest and accused of dumping thousands of pieces of mail he was supposed to deliver.

The letter carrier was assigned to the Queens Village Post Office on Jamaica Avenue.

Investigators say 30-year-old Norberto Cintron threw away more than 2,000 pieces of mail.

He was arrested after postal officials got a tip.

Only some of the mail he allegedly tossed has been recovered.