MIDDLEBORO (WBSM) — A Middleboro man was sentenced to six days in prison for stealing and selling firearms from FedEx packages he was responsible for delivering.

Frank P. O’Toole, 40, also was sentenced to three years of supervised release and 250 hours of community service. The government had recommended a sentence of 10 months in prison.

The sentence followed O'Toole's guilty plea in June of 2023 to two counts of possession or sale of a stolen firearm.

WFHN-FM/FUN 107 logo
Get our free mobile app

O’Toole previously worked as a FedEx delivery truck driver at a facility in Middleboro. Between October 2021 and June 2022, O’Toole stole three packages sent from out-of-state, which he was responsible for delivering.

Each package contained two rifles and a shotgun intended for a licensed gun owner. O’Toole subsequently sold the three firearms to an undercover agent during two separate purchases on Aug. 9 and 12 of 2022.

15 Things You Absolutely Cannot Return When Buying on Amazon

While it's easy buying stuff from Amazon from the comfort of home, getting items that can't be returned can cause some serious headaches. Here are 15 things you absolutely cannot return when they are bought through Amazon.

Gallery Credit: Rob Carroll

States Ranked by Gun Death Rates

Gun death rates per 100,000 are high in the U.S., and getting higher. Here's a list of states ranked by firearm safety, from lowest death rates to highest. Data for 2021 is from the CDC via Violence Policy Center.

Gallery Credit: Kate Robinson

LOOK: What major laws were passed the year you were born?

Data for this list was acquired from trusted online sources and news outlets. Read on to discover what major law was passed the year you were born and learn its name, the vote count (where relevant), and its impact and significance.

Gallery Credit: Katelyn Leboff

More From WFHN-FM/FUN 107