Haldimand OPP has charged a 61-year-old man with theft of mail from several addresses on Haldimand Road 9 and Haldimand Road 56 in York.

The OPP Street Crime Unit received a complaint from Canada Post on March 7 after several of their customers reported packages were never received, dating back to December 2017.

In partnership with the Canadian Postal Inspectors, members of the Haldimand County OPP Street Crime Unit monitored the area and identified a man who was contracted to deliver flyers to area residents on behalf of a local delivery company.

61-year-old Frank Mergl of Courtland, Norfolk County is charged with theft under $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.