Contract postal worker charged with drug possession, mail theft

casey.grove@adn.comJuly 20, 2013 

A federal grand jury indicted a contracted U.S. Postal Service mail carrier last week on charges that she received drug shipments and stole mail.

According to the indictments, 52-year-old Brenda Sue Cox delivered mail in and around Wasilla, where federal prosecutors said she lives. From August to October 2012, Cox received about a dozen packages sent from "Car Audio Plus" or "Car Plus A1," businesses that did not exist, the drug indictment says.

In one October shipment, Cox got more than 50 grams of methamphetamine and a "detectable amount" of heroin, according to the indictment. A separate indictment charges Cox with mail theft the same month.

"... Cox was found to be in possession of heroin and methamphetamine as well as multiple pieces of stolen mail," a Friday statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office says.

According to court records, Cox is held at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center. Her next court apperance is set for Tuesday.

Reach Casey Grove at or 257-4589.

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