Alaska pair arrested for stealing mail, financial documents

    Soldotna, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers have arrested two suspects accused of stealing mail from hundreds of people.

    KTVA-TV reported Earnest Linton, 33 and Shannon Calvo, 29 were found in possession of open mail including documents with sensitive financial information.

    Troopers said they have identified hundreds of potential victims across multiple cities.

    Authorities said an off-duty trooper saw Linton tampering with mailboxes in the Soldotna area around 3 a.m. Feb. 6.

    Authorities said the Anchorage residents face charges including second-degree theft, opening or publishing contents of sealed letters and obtaining an access device by fraudulent means.

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