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  • Town warily awaits release of police chief after sex...

    16 hrs ago | via York Dispatch 

    A western Pennsylvania town is preparing for the release from prison of its suspended police chief, who pleaded guilty to soliciting sex from what he thought was a 14-year-old girl. Town warily awaits release of police chief after sex plea A western Pennsylvania town is preparing for the release from prison of its suspended police chief, who pleaded guilty to soliciting sex from what he thought was a 14-year-old girl.

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  • Suspended Pa. police chief pleads guilty to soliciti...

    Wednesday Dec 12 | via PennLive.com 

    Michael Diebold, the former chief of the Leechburg Police Department, pleaded guilty Tuesday to statutory sexual assault, attempted statutory sexual assault, unlawful restraint and criminal use of a communications device, according to a news release from the Pennsylvania Attorney general's office. Diebold, 41, was sentenced to 9 to 23 months in jail at Westmoreland County Prison, followed by three years of probation.

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