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Former Officer Enters Plea To Sex Charges

cody smith

WILKES-BARRE — A former police officer facing sex charges entered guilty pleas Wednesday in Luzerne County court.

Cody Smith pleaded guilty while in court for a pre-trial hearing on his case.

He was arrested and charged in October and November of 2013.

Smith was a part-time police officer in the Wyoming police department.

He pleaded guilty to statutory sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, and one count of corruption of minors. Two other corruption of minor counts were dropped.

Smith is free on bail. He is not allowed any contact with victims or enter a school zone. He was must also seek treatment.

Smith is scheduled to be sentenced June 20.


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