Deputy in Washington Acquitted Of Insurance Fraud

October 31, 2014

A Spokane, Wash. sheriff’s deputy accused of filing false claims for snow damage has been acquitted of insurance fraud charges.

A jury in Spokane returned the acquittal this week for Deputy Jeremey B. Jeske after a two-day trial.

His lawyer, Rob Cossey, told The Spokesman-Review the case should not have gone to trial.

The claims were field in April for snow damage to a trailer Jeske was storing near Priest Lake, Idaho, and to a carport in Davenport.

Jeske has been on paid leave during the case. It was prosecuted by the state attorney general’s office.

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