Vandals tamper with Hemet P.O. boxes

Yale Street post office has some 50 damaged post boxes Chris Smith / The Valley ChronicleA handwritten sign on the door of the Yale Street post office alerts patrons that the lobby no longer will be open after hours. ■ By Chris Smith / Advisory Editor Box holders at the small U.S. Post Office near Yale Street and E. Florida Avenue adjacent to True Value Hardware will no longer have the convenience of retrieving their mail after hours. The reason? Someone has repeatedly broken into mailboxes. Vandals don’t know or seem to care that they could go to federal prison for up to three years and fined $250,000 for breaking into

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