Norwalk police probe 2 complaints of stolen mail-in ballots

Residents along the cul-de-sac claim the ballots they had put in their mailboxes disappeared before the letter carrier came to claim them.

News 12 Staff

Oct 15, 2020, 11:51 PM

Updated 1,338 days ago

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Several voters on Silver River Court in Norwalk say their mail-in ballots were stolen right out of their mailbox.
Police say they received two separate complaints within hours of each other on Friday.
Residents along the cul-de-sac claim the ballots they had put in their mailboxes disappeared before the letter carrier came to claim them.
Police say surveillance footage does show an unmarked vehicle pulling up to one of the boxes, removing something and driving away.
City Clerk Rick McQuaid says the best way to secure ballots is to use one of the city's three ballot drop boxes. They can be found at City Hall, police headquarters and the main branch of the Norwalk Public Library.
Officials say voters have until 8 p.m. on Election Day to get ballots into the drop box.


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