BENTON COUNTY, Wash. - A rash of mailbox burglaries had Benton County Deputies investigating Friday.
In recent weeks they have reportedly seen a number of mailboxes on Badger Canyon Road and areas in Benton County broken into.
Deputies say they see this crime when the weather gets warm.
They say people should not put checks or important information into their outgoing mailboxes. They suggest going to the post office.
They also say do not put a flag up indicating that there is mail in your mailbox.
Contact authorities if you have any information.