Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Saskatoon Postal Worker Convicted of Mail Theft Can't Explain Her Actions

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Saskatoon Postal Worker Convicted of Mail Theft Can't Explain Her Actions

Article excerpt

Convicted postie can't explain mail theft

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SASKATOON - A former Canada Post worker in Saskatoon has escaped jail time after admitting she stole gift cards from the mail.

Anna Heinbigner, who is 51, was given 18 months of probation Monday after pleading guilty to charges of theft under $5,000 and theft from mail.

Court heard Heinbigner stole the cards between October and December of last year.

Canada Post called in its corporate security division after a surveillance camera caught the 14-year employee stealing.

Heinbigner told court she had no explanation for the thefts.

A judge has also ordered her to perform 100 hours of community service.

Defence lawyer Kevin Hill told the court that his client was sorry for her actions.

"She understood this would have to be dealt with. …

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