HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — On Monday, several blue mailbox collection boxes in six post office locations across Richmond, Henrico and Chesterfield counties were broken into and mail was stolen.

The following post offices were affected:


  • 4990 Sadler Place
  • 2000 Starling Drive
  • 2100 E. Parham Road


  • 7510 Lady Blair Lane
  • 1201 Sycamore Square Drive


  • 805 Glenburnie Road

The United States Postal Inspection Service is actively investigating to find the person(s) responsible for the break-ins.

As of Tuesday morning, USPIS investigators do not have new information to report and do not know to what extent the theft is related to mail-in election ballots.

The department is asking anyone who dropped standard mail or mail-in ballots at the post office boxes between 3 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Monday morning to contact USPIS at 877-876-2455 and report it.

If you dropped off your ballot at any of these locations and are concerned, you can track your ballot online. If you need a new ballot, you can contact your local general registrar’s office.

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