Good Question: What Non-Mail Stuff Has Been Found In A Mailbox?

(CBS 5) – Almost half a million pieces of mail come through the San Francisco processing center each day, but some of what shows up isn’t a letter or package. Joe Scheufler of Burlingame asked this Good Question: What kind of strange non-mail stuff has been put into a mailbox?

ANSWER:  According to James Wigdel of the U.S. Postal Service, nearly anything you can imagine has been deposited in mailboxes. The San Francisco headquarters has an entire unit devoted to returning lost wallets, keys and drivers licenses that are dropped into the boxes.

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