Lincoln County Women Accused Of Stealing Mail

LINCOLNTON, N.C. — Two women are accused of stealing mail from more than 50 boxes in the Lincoln County area. 

Someone called the police when they noticed the women stopping at several mailboxes late Monday night. 

Detectives say the suspects were looking for money and gift cards.  Lyndsay Thacker and Kasey Turner told police they stole the mail because they could not buy Christmas presents for their kids. 

Police say three children were in the vehicle when they pulled the car over.  After searching the vehicle, they found mail inside a garbage bag. 

Both women were charged with larceny.  Additional charges are pending.