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Mail Carrier Gets Probation For Selling Suboxone on the Job

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A former mail carrier will spend three years on probation for making drug deals while on the job.

Jack Edwin McCoy also must perform community service and spend four months on home confinement.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced McCoy's sentence in a news release Wednesday.

The 30-year-old White Sulphur Springs resident had pleaded guilty in May to using a telephone in or near Lewisburg to set up a drug transaction.

Goodwin says McCoy then distributed a narcotic drug in Ronceverte to a person who was working with authorities.

McCoy was working his shift as a mail carrier when the drug activity occurred.

Goodwin says McCoy admitted to selling suboxone strips about 100 times while he was working.

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