Mail Theft 

38-year-old Lori Mathews and 53-year-old Roberta Westerlund, Mathews’ aunt,have beencharged with theft.

Police say the envelopes, many of which contained checks, were stolen from at least 10 mail boxes in Chelsea and Pittston.

Police identified thetwo after a surveillance photo of a woman attempting to cash some of the checks at a Gardiner bank was distributed to the media. The woman in the photo was identified as Mathews.