Suspect in mail theft investigation wanted in Buncombe Co.


Caitlin Jordan Smith- Courtesy of Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NC (WSPA) – Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office officials are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman wanted for a series of mail thefts in the Candler community.

According to a news release, Caitlin Jordan Smith, of the Candler and Canton, NC areas, is wanted on 13 felony and 3 misdemeanor charges in regard to the mail thefts.

During an investigation, detectives recovered more than 300 pieces of mail and packages that were taken from area residents, which includes multiple personal checks made payable to businesses for bills.

According to the release, detectives are working with postal employees to return unopened mail and packages to victims this week, and all households with stolen mail or packages will be called by the sheriff’s office.

The Canton Police Department is assisting the sheriff’s office in the investigation.

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