Former postal carrier pleads guilty to not delivering the mail in Davie County

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DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. — A former postal carrier has pleaded guilty to federal charges involving nondelivery of mail to Davie County residents, federal court documents obtained by the Winston-Salem Journal show.

Nicole Marie Wallace, who worked as a rural mail carrier in Advance, pleaded guilty to unlawfully secreting, detaining and delaying the delivery of mail entrusted to her to be delivered, a federal court document said.

Wallace faces a up to five years in prison and fine of up to $250,000, a document says. Wallace is scheduled to sentenced on June 21.

The U.S. Postal Service received information that a large amount of mail was seen at a home, which was rented by Wallace on Buck Seafood Road in Mocksville, another documents says. Wallace admitted to federal investigators that she took undelivered home about 10 times.

Read the full story in the Winston-Salem Journal