MIDDLEBORO — An ex-FedEx driver from Middleboro has been charged in federal court for allegedly stealing packages containing firearms and then selling the guns.

The U.S. Attorney's Office said 39-year-old Frank O'Toole faces one count of possession of a stolen firearm following his Aug. 12 arrest.

He was caught after allegedly stealing three packages he was responsible for delivering while working as a FedEx delivery truck driver out of the Raynham FedEx facility.

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Prosecutors say O'Toole stole the three packages between October 2021 and June 2022.

Each parcel contained a firearm intended for a federal firearms licensee, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

O'Toole then allegedly sold the three guns to an undercover agent in two separate controlled purchases on Aug. 9 and Aug. 12.

He will be detained pending a hearing set for Aug. 17, according to the office.

If convicted, the former delivery driver faces a sentence of up to 10 years in prison, up to three years of supervised release, and a maximum $250,000 fine.


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