A subcontractor mail carrier pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday to trashing bundles of League of Women voter guides addressed to households in Atlantic City and South Pass City.
Zechariah Morgan pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of destruction of mail in U.S. District Court in Lander, according to minutes of the hearing.
A misdemeanor count of desertion of mails will be dismissed at his sentencing scheduled for Feb. 17.
Morgan is not in custody. The government will not seek detention, according to the minutes of the hearing.
If the case had gone to trial and he had been convicted, he could have been sentenced to up to a year imprisonment and a $100,000 fine and up to a year of supervised release after custody for each count.