Plea, Sentence For Ex-Deputy Sheriff

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WILKES-BARRE — A former Luzerne County deputy sheriff has pleaded no contest to a charge of simple assault.

Jennifer Roberts was accused of attacking Shiela Sult last year.

According to arrest papers, Roberts was angry Sult was seeing her ex-girlfriend.

Roberts was sentenced to 18 months probation after her plea Monday in Luzerne County Court.