La Pine couple facing charges for suspected Christmas gift thefts

Randy Wise


LA PINE, Ore. — A La Pine couple is facing mail theft and other charges in connection with stealing Christmas gifts and other items from area mailboxes.

51-year-old Randy D. Wise and 34-year-old Angela K. Wise face several charges including mail theft, endangering the welfare of a minor, and possession of a controlled substance.

Deputies served a search warrant on the couple’s home on Christmas Eve, and found several stolen items, including Christmas gifts, which were later returned to the victims by deputies.