JOHNS CREEK, Ga. —
A local woman says she had to get a protection order to keep the family’s mail carrier away, but despite that, the post office didn’t change his route.
The mother of two, who didn’t want to be identified, says she called police on her mail carrier, Gregg Snyder, 62, after he showed up at her house three times in one day. Snyder is accused of leaving raw steak on her doorstep and making sexual comments to her.
“Opening the door to the mailman is something that I’ve always thought was safe,” she said.
Snyder was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
The woman also took out a restraining order against him, but says weeks later, he was still delivering mail to her neighbors.
“I feel like I’m being violated over and over again and being put in a position where I have to see him after I put a protection order in place,” she said.
Snyder was advised as recently as Thursday to stay at least 500 yards from her home, but police say on Friday he didn’t.
Channel 2’s Liz Artz was in Johns Creek when police arrested Snyder on an aggravated stalking charge, which is a felony.
“I was relieved that he was held accountable for the protection order that was put in place,” the mother said. “Every little sound in the backyard you hyper focus on. We have been living in fear as a family for two months.”
She said she’s worried that if the post office doesn’t change his route, he will continue to harass her and other women in the area.
We asked the United States Postal Service about its policy and why the mail carrier was able to stay on the same route.
The USPS says it is working on a statement to send to Channel 2 Action News. Meanwhile, some Johns Creek government officials say they are working to make sure this doesn’t happen again.
The mother says she has her own message to the company.
“I’m angry that you didn’t handle this properly. If I was your wife or daughter or sister, would you want that person to be around your family?” she said.