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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

[PA] Luzerne County Deputy Sheriff Jennifer Roberts fired after domestic

Citizen's Voice
By Michael Sisak
Published: August 23, 2011
[Excerpts] The Luzerne County Commissioners voted today to fire Deputy Sheriff Jennifer M. Roberts after her arrest this month on charges she assaulted the new girlfriend of her former companion, Deputy Sheriff Mary Jean Farrell. The commissioners unanimously approved the firing... [Sheriff John] Gilligan had indefinitely suspended Roberts following her arrest pending the outcome of an internal investigation... [Roberts] is charged with burglary, simple assault and harassment... [Full article here]
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  1. Behindthe Bluewall posted to SAFE CALL NOW:
    "Can newly fired officers call? Hard time for someone I know of..."

    Safe Call Now: "Absolutely and their family members"

  2. December 16
    court briefs
    [Excerpts] A former Luzerne County Sheriff Deputy waived her right to a formal arraignment on charges she assaulted a woman. Jennifer Roberts, 34, of Wilkes-Barre Township, was scheduled for a formal arraignment on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, burglary and harassment on Friday. She waived that arraignment through court papers filed Wednesday by her attorney, Allyson Kacmarski... Roberts will now either be scheduled to stand trial or enter a guilty plea in the case.


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