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.

The case was investigated by the U.S Postal Service -- Office of Inspector General, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Toledo Metro Drug Task Force. The case is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Ashley A. Futrell and Alissa M. Sterling.

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