A subcontractor mail carrier allegedly trashed bundles of League of Women voter guides addressed to households in Atlantic City and South Pass City, according to federal court records.
Zecharia Morgan is charged with misdemeanor counts of destruction of mail and desertion of mails, according to the criminal information document filed in U.S. District Court on Monday.
If convicted, Morgan faces up to a year imprisonment and a $100,000 fine and up to a year of supervised release after custody for each count. He could be placed on probation for up to five years as an alternative to prison.
Morgan did not have a listed phone number and could not be reached for comment. The docket for the case did not show that he had an attorney.
He is scheduled to make his initial appearance to hear the charges at the federal court office in Lander on Oct. 28, according to the court docket.