ELIZABETH BOROUGH (KDKA) — A local police officer is facing criminal charges.
Officer Casey Perrotta with the Elizabeth Borough Police is charged with forgery and tampering with public records.
Investigators say he forged a doctor’s signature and psychological evaluation for a newly-hired, part-time officer.
They also say he typed up a fake letter in the doctor’s name.
Police say the part-time officer turned the forged documents over to the Allegheny County Police.
William Sombo, the Elizabeth Borough police chief, issued a statement, saying:
“The Elizabeth Borough Police Department is aware of the situation, We have taken action, There is an on going Internal Investigation. This is a Personnel Matter and I can not comment any further”.
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