A Beckley man has been sentenced to one year in federal prison for breaking into a post office to seize packages of bath salts.
Prosecutors said that 31-year-old Timothy Taylor was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Beckley on burglary-related charges. He also was sentenced to two years of supervised release and ordered to pay more than $1,225 in restitution. Taylor had been convicted by a jury in August.
Co-defendant Benjamin Webb previously admitted that he and Taylor smashed a glass door October and entered the Beckley post office branch, which was closed at the time. The 39-year-old Webb admitted to the theft of nine packages addressed to him containing the synthetic drugs. He was sentenced in August to eight months in prison and ordered to pay $1,200 restitution.