State Police Tip Line: 1 (866) 326-7256
School Closings & Delays

Old Forge Chief Resigns

semenza day 2

OLD FORGE — Suspended Old Forge Police Chief Larry Semenza has resigned.

Newswatch 16 has learned that Semenza handed in his resignation to borough officials Wednesday afternoon.

Last week, Semenza was acquitted of felony sex abuse charges, but found guilty of two misdemeanors for having inappropriate contact with a 15 year old girl.

Because of those convictions, state law says he can no longer be a cop.

It will be up to Old Forge borough officials to decide whether or not to accept the resignation.

Talkback 16 Online Discussion:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,199 other followers