Amazon Driver Allegedly Dumps Packages In Maryland Sewer

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An Amazon driver was questioned by police Sunday evening for allegedly dumping multiple packages in a Maryland sewer, according to CBS Baltimore.

A Baltimore County local called police to the scene Sunday around 6:44 p.m. after witnessing an Amazon driver dumping packages in the sewer, according to CBS Baltimore. The driver is reportedly a temporary worker for Amazon. (RELATED: Jef Bezos Is Available To Testify Over Accusations Amazon Ripped Off Third Party Vendors)

“The complainant saw the Amazon driver pull to the side of the roadway and open up multiple packages and throw the contents into the sewer,” said Baltimore County Police Department detective Robert Reason, according to The U.S. Sun.

The driver reportedly told police that he just wanted to quit the job early, according to CBS Baltimore. (RELATED: Amazon To Potentially Pull ‘The Dukes Of Hazzard’ From Streaming Service)

“We have high standards for delivery service partners and expect every package to be handled with care,” Amazon responded, according to CBS Baltimore. “We’ve notified the right teams internally and will work with the customers directly on matters related to their package delivery.” (RELATED:21-Year-Old Man Arrested For Shooting Army Reserve Sergeant In Baltimore)

The worker has reportedly not faced arrest or monetary penalties for the damaged packages, but an investigation is underway.