Skip to main content
Press Release

Sebago Man Sentenced to Two Years of Probation for Interstate Theft of Narcotics

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine

Contact: Julia M. Lipez
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Jeffrey P. Wheeler, Jr., 31, of Sebago, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge Jon D. Levy to two years of probation for theft from interstate shipments.  Wheeler also was ordered to pay $1,376.28 in restitution. He pleaded guilty on September 28, 2015.

Court records reveal that between December 2013 and February 2014, Wheeler was employed as a delivery truck driver for United Parcel Service (UPS).  During this period, Wheeler stole several shipments of prescription narcotic medications that had been shipped via UPS from the Veterans Administration medical facility in Togus, Maine to outpatient veteran clients.

This case was investigated by the Criminal Investigations Division of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General.

Updated February 4, 2016