Mail carrier convicted of stealing gift cards

(Cleveland) - A U.S. postal employee assigned to deliver mail in Willowick and Eastlake is now sentenced to six months in prison for stealing gift cards. 

Sonte Gibbons pleaded guilty to theft, investigators say the 25 year old was arrested after residents along his route, complained about mail not being delivered. 

Agents then mailed 10 gift cards, with 7 never reaching their destination. 

Postal inspectors claim Gibbons was wearing his mail carrier uniform when he redeemed a $10 Walmart gift card, he was supposed to deliver to a home on East 331st Street.

(Photos by Ken Robinson/WTAM)

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