The best way to access another's mailbox is to grant your account temporary "Full Mailbox Access" permissions under the Mailbox Rights Button of the Exchange Advanced Properties tab. This should be done only with explicit (written preferably) authorization by your manager, so you don't get into any ethical or legal trouble. Once this permission has been granted, create a profile for Outlook that connects to this mailbox.
To delete messages from select user mailboxes, you can use the steps above to log in and manually delete. Or, a more scalable approach involves using Exmerge.exe to find and delete messages. Download the Exchange 2000 version from Microsoft and follow the procedure outlined in the following Knowledge Base articles from Microsoft:
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ALWAYS get written permission and save a copy 'off site' that is NOT accessible to the requestor. Otherwise, you can be easily 'stabbed in the back.'
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