Roadside Mailboxes Smashed


Numerous residents in rural Sussex County woke Saturday morning to find their roadside mailboxes smashed. MCpl. Michael Austin, state police spokesman, said that he does not yet have an exact number but at least 10 to 15 mailboxes were damaged.

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“It appears that large rocks were used to cause the damage and there are no suspects or other investigative leads at this time,” he added.


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Troopers started receiving reports of the damaged mailboxes around 2 a.m. and continued taking those reports throughout the morning. Roads targeted are southeast of Milton, mostly Oyster Rocks Road, Stockley Road, Hudson Road and Cool Spring Road.