Scranton Police Sergeant Will Plead Guilty In Federal Investigation Of Extra-Duty Pay

A suspended Scranton police sergeant put on leave amid a federal investigation of extra-duty pay agreed to plead guilty to a felony, admitting he took thousands of dollars for work he never did.

Jeffrey Vaughn, 50, was charged in a criminal investigation with theft concerning programs receiving federal funds. According to a plea agreement, the loss attributable to his conduct is greater than $6,500 but less than $15,000.

Vaughn was one of three officers placed on leave earlier this year while federal investigators probed police patrols of publicly funded lower-income housing complexes in the city.

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