Former Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty to Assault Charges
SCRANTON, Pa. — A former Lackawanna County Sheriff’s Deputy has pleaded guilty to a felony count of aggravated assault.
Jerome Passariello was accused of punching and strangling his girlfriend last May.
Passariello will be sentenced in a few months.
He is facing a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine in Lackawanna County.