Postal Service Worker of Houlton Sentenced to Jail for Stealing Prescription Drugs

Updated 3 years ago

A longtime U.S. Postal Service worker is going to jail for a month for stealing prescription drugs mailed to veterans in Maine.57-year-old Joseph Skehan of Houlton was sentenced Wednesday in Aroostook County Superior Court. He had worked for the postal service for 32 years when he was arrested in February.Police say he took the painkiller hydrocordone from packages mailed to veterans in the Houlton area.His attorney says Skehan was addicted to painkillers.


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