Postal Worker a Suspect in Making Felony False Statements Regarding Dog Attack

A 51-year-old postal employee is being charged of making up a story that she was attacked by a dog on Winding Branch Drive.

Dunwoody Police concluded an unorthodox case in conjuction with a federal angecy this week.

Dunwoody's Criminal Investigation Division worked in conjuction with the U.S. Postal Inspector, the legal enforcement arm of the U.S. Postal Service.

The case surrounded a U.S. Postal carrier who claimed that she was attacked by a dog near a Dunwoody neghborhood home on Winding Branch Drive, a residential area in north Dunwoody that is east of Peachtree Dunwoody Road.

The person arrested was not identified by Dunwoody Police. They did release she was a 51 year-old mail carrier who was charged with suspicion of making false statements to law enforcement, a felony, and the false report of a crime, which is a lesser charge of misdemeanor.

Dunwoody Police made the collar, in conjuction with an investigation and inquiry into the event with the Postal Inspector.

It is unclear exactly what the woman stood to gain from the report that she was bitten by the dog, althoough a disability claim would likely be involved in any serious injury during work hours.


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