Man gets 6 months in federal prison


TOWN OF EATON — A Madison County man has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for attempting to burglarize the Post Office in the Town of Eaton.

Jeremy Cook, 24, of Eaton, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. in Syracuse on Wednesday to six months in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Cook was also sentenced to three years of post-release supervision.

Authorities said on Aug. 12, 2019, Cook broke into the U.S. Post Office in Eaton with the intent to steal money.

Authorities said Cook made a failed attempt to break into a safe in the building, and he fled without taking any money in the attempted heist.


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