Mail carrier sentenced for stealing parcels containing marijuana

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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A former U.S Postal carrier from Toledo was sentenced to more than a year in prison for stealing parcels containing drugs from the mail, as well as having a firearm.

Ramon Johnson, 27, was sentenced to 14 months in prison and fined $5,000. Johnson previously pleaded guilty to one count each of possession of a firearm in federal facilities, theft of mail by a postal employee and possession of controlled substances with intent to distribute.

Investigators say Johnson removed two packages on September 19, 2018, that were intended to be delivered. He also possessed marijuana that day with the intention to distribute the marijuana. Johnson also possessed a Smith & Wesson .40-caliber pistol and ammunition at the U.S. Postal Service building at 435 South St. Clair Street in Toledo, according to court documents.