Package stealing postal carrier returns to jail

WYNDMERE, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Amy Tiegs, who worked for the Wyndmere Post Office recently got off on probation after stealing mail that she should have delivered.

Valley News Live began investigating mail problems in Wyndmere after multiple people called our Whistleblower Hotline saying packages, birthday money, and important documents were not showing up.

Based on an investigation done by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department and the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General, Tiegs was found guilty for charges related to those mail problems.

Tiegs is back in jail, facing felony charges of endangerment of a child and felony possession of a firearm. She’s also facing charges of controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Tiegs knowingly or intentionally allowed her children to be within reaching distance of drugs, according to court documents. Documents say police found a baggie of meth, a glass pipe, and 4 light bulbs with burnt residue inside her house with her three children, a 6-year-old, an 11-year-olds, and a 15-year-old.