May 16, 2007
A former Charlottesville postal worker has pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges.
U.S. Attorney John Brownlee said that 42-year-old Eric Frazier pled guilty to possession with the intent to distribute five grams or more of crack cocaine, as well as marijuana, powder cocaine and ecstacy.
Frazier also pled guilty to possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of a controlled substance. According to officials, Frazier worked as a postman in Charlottesville from 1998 until his resignation in May 2007.
He faces 40 years in prison for the drug charges and up to ten years in prison for the gun charge. He also faces a maximum penalty of $2,250,000.