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After an investigation into crimes against the U.S. Postal Service in California, 33 USPS employees were charged, KTLA reports.

Half of the cases deal with mail theft.

In one, investigators discovered a mail carrier had 48,000 pieces of mail at her residence.

The mail carrier, Sherry Watanabe, 48, was supposed to have delivered them on her route.

Other workers are accused of stealing mailed items such as video games, cellphones and prescription medications.

Mail handler Jarol Garcia, 33, was charged with conspiracy and possession of stolen mail, accused of stealing 166 cellphones and trading them online.

Nicole Elwood, 45, allegedly stole medications from the Department of Veterans Affairs that were being sent to veterans.

Other charges include conspiracy, embezzlement, bank fraud and false statements.