Alabama postal worker accused of feeding nails to neighborhood dogs

In Madison County, Alabama, a postal worker has been accused of delivering more than the mail as she faces animal cruelty charges after authorities say she fed treats to the neighborhood dogs filled with nails. According to Alabama.com, Susanna Burhans, 47, a United States Postal Service employee has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a Class C felony. She was arrested on Thursday and released from the Madison County Jail on a $2,500 bond.

A joint investigation began two weeks prior after the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and the Postal Service responded to a complaint by a resident in the Woody Circle area of New Hope that he found a meatball filled with nails on the ground by his mailbox. Reports from WaffNews, other homeowners say they saw the suspect throw out something on two separate occasions near the mailbox off Woody Circle.

Pet owner Ed Glover alleges his dog, Missy had been one of Burhans’ victims. When Glover took his dog to the veterinarian, x-rays showed nails inside of the dog’s stomach. Missy is expected to make a full recovery.

As of this time, no statements have been issued from the US Postal Service. It is not known if Burhans is still working. If found guilty of aggravated animal cruelty, she could face up to ten years in prison.

(Photos of postal worker and meatballs filled with nails screenshots via Alabama.com)

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13 replies
  1. maxiemom says:

    She deserves every bit of 10 years in prison, and a steady diet of her own nail enhanced treats, or whatever else someone would like to put inside them.

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  2. Cynthia Como says:

    Oh how I’d love to see this nasty ass bitch get 10 years!!! Now that would be justice!! But we all know she would never get ten years even tho she well deserves every second of ten years in a prison cell!! I’m just overjoyed she got caught!!! Stupid idiotic bitch!!!

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  3. Pamela D'Angio says:

    THIS BITCH DOESN’T DESERVE ANY RETIREMENT FROM THE POST OFFICE. SHE NEEDS TO BE FED MEATBALLS WITH NAILS IN IT AND THEN SOMEONE BEAT THE SHIT OUT OF HER AND I WISH IT WAS ME. SHE IS A DISGUSTING SHAME TO THE HUMAN RACE AND THE POST OFFICE. THANK GOD THE MAN FOUND THE MEATBALL. HOPE SHE ROTS AND DIES LIKE ALL ANIMAL ABUSERS.

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  4. Barkley's Mom says:

    And I thought I had the postal carrier from Hell! This POS makes mine look like an angel! I can understand she doesn’t want to get bitten, and I can understand that some people don’t watch their dogs but this is criminal! She is in a vehicle for pete’s sake, if she had a problem with the dog, don’t deliver the mail!

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  5. Nancy Raymond says:

    IF the post office does not fire this human maggot then they are condoning her vicious cruelty. Susanna Burhans is damn lucky I don’t live in Madison County, Alabama because I would be hunting this bitch down. She deserves serious jail time BUT knowing the lousy justice system for animal in this country she’ll probably get nothing but a hand slap. Just by the piss poor bond she received shows how little animal cruelty is considered.

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  6. linda says:

    What a BITCH! My dad who was a POS abused me and my brother to the max. From what my mom told me he poisoned a dog back in the 50’s when he was a mailman and yet in his later years became an animal lover. Go figure. I never forgave him ( when I was 6 yrs)for throwing our pregnant cat against the wall and caused to abort all kittens because he was pissed that she was pregnant). Dad may you burn in hell for all we have suffered at your hands!!!!

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