Ashton Funk initially lost his position as a firefighter in Margate after he was caught shoplifting. He's now been arrested for allegedly dealing drugs.

35-year-old Funk is accused of distributing opioid oxycodone, in a drug ring led by a New Jersey doctor who reportedly falsified prescriptions, according to Courier Post.

In 2015, Funk was charged with stealing $8 in snacks from a local Wawa. He was found guilty and forced to resign from his firefighting job in Margate. Last year, he lost an appeal to have his position reinstated.

SOURCES: Courier Post; Press of Atlantic City

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