The Allentown Morning Call, PA
By Pamela Lehman firstname.lastname@example.org
January 23, 2009
[Excerpts] A Bethlehem police officer who pleaded guilty to harassment earlier this month after a dispute with his wife has been suspended a month without pay, according to a city official.
Officer Charles Weigold's suspension began Monday and he'll return to the police force on Feb. 21, said Jean Zweifel, city director of human resources... Weigold has received counseling, said Northampton County Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Taschner, the prosecutor in the case. [Full article here]
- [PA] "Bloodbath imminent." Officer Weigold charged w/ terroristic threats, stalking, harassment- ... She says her husband jammed a clip in his handgun and told her a "blood bath" was imminent... Donna Weigold said her husband said he would kill her. The couple's 10-year-old daughter called Lehigh Township police. "He then told me to tell the police it was just a verbal argument"....
- [PA] Despite BLOODBATH threat, Officer Weigold is going home - ...Donna Weigold withdrew her PFA in October and her divorce complaint in November, according to records. She's also indicated "she does not wish to proceed with any criminal charges and wishes for the criminal action to be concluded"...
- [PA] OH PEOPLE OF BETHLEHEM (Pennsylvania) - "A Bethlehem police officer charged with stalking and harassing his wife appears to be off the hook. A judge dismissed the most serious charges..."