A St. Louis man was sentenced to two years of probation Friday for packaging up and sending cat feces to employers who turned him down for a job.
Jevons Brown, 58, pled guilty in August to a misdemeanor charge for mailing injurious articles, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
“This is not a victimless crime,” Assistant U.S. Attorney John Bodenhausen reportedly said in court Friday.
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Bodenhausen was referring to postal workers, people who had mail next to Brown's packages and the employees that ultimately received the feces, the St. Louis Patch reported.
In court Friday, the 58-year-old apologized, reportedly saying, "I'm sorry. This will never happen again."
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, federal sentencing guidelines recommended probation or up to six-months in prison.
His public defender was reportedly happy with the ultimate sentence.
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