2 men charged with felony mail theft; John Merritt, Kevin Johns allegedly took mail from postal truck on West Side

December 5, 2013 10:32:14 AM PST
Two men are facing charges for stealing mail on Chicago's West Side.

John Merritt and Kevin Johns are each charged with a felony count of theft.

Police say witnesses saw two men taking mail from a postal truck on the 2900 block of West Division.

Officers were able to track them down a few blocks away with the stolen mail nearby.

Both men are expected in bond court Thursday.