A local report by ABC 6 Action News in Philadelphia has revealed a total of eight mail-in ballots, along with other mail, were stolen on Election Day in Philadelphia.
On Tuesday, Philadelphia police charged Jabrie Scott, 20, with “theft, receiving stolen property, fleeing or attempting to elude police, and evading arrest.”
Scott, along with other suspects, was spotted taking mail from mailboxes in the neighborhood of Northern Liberties.
After police were called to the scene, a pursuit occurred which ended when Scott crashed his car and the other suspects in Scott’s Charger fled the scene.
Philadelphia’s commissioners office were able to confirm 8 mail-in ballots were found inside of Scott’s car along with other pieces of stolen mail.
Action News has learned that eight mail-in ballots were found with a batch of stolen mail on Tuesday. https://t.co/KNO2Mdfv6X
— Action News on 6abc (@6abc) May 17, 2023
Per ABC 6 Action News:
Action News has learned that eight mail-in ballots were found with a batch of stolen mail on Tuesday. Philadelphia police came across the mail thieves removing items from a mailbox in Northern Liberties.
Jabrie Scott, 20, has been charged with theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, fleeing or attempting to elude police, and evading arrest. This comes after police say they observed a Dodge Charger parked on the 1200 block of Fairmount Avenue directly next to a mailbox.
In the most recent Democratic primary for the mayoral race in Philadelphia Charelle Parker was able to defeat the AOC and Bernie Sanders endorsed progressive Helen Gym.
Parker was the only Democrat candidate to campaign against drug injection sites popping up in Philadelphia.
With 60% of the vote in the Philly Democrat mayor primary, Charelle Parker has taken a commanding lead.
She was the only candidate in the race to support stop and frisk and eliminating safe injection sites.
Helen Gym, endorsed by Bernie Sanders and AOC, is in a distant third. pic.twitter.com/LHUC0moIrZ
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) May 17, 2023