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Post Office Employee Arrested on Prescription Drug Theft Charges

Daniel JankowiakHOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — A Holyoke Post Office employee has been arrested after police say he stole prescription drugs that were being sent through the mail.

33-year-old, Daniel Jankowiak from South Hadley, is facing multiple charges in connection with the thefts including, Trafficking Class A (Oxycodone), Possession of Class A, Receive Stolen Property, and Possession of Class E.

Jankowiak was taken into custody by police on Friday while he was working at the Post Office on Dwight Street.

Lt. Matthew Moriarty says, “Several pieces of mail, which did not belong to Jankowiak, were located among his belongings.”

The arraignment for Jankowiak was held yesterday morning.

The Holyoke Police Narcotics Division, U.S. Postal Inspectors, and the Department of Veteran Affairs all took part in the investigation.

 

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