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Spokane County Deputy acquitted in fraud case

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Deputy Jeremy Jeske was acquitted of fraud charges on Tuesday Deputy Jeremy Jeske was acquitted of fraud charges on Tuesday
SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane County Sheriff's Deputy was acquitted on Tuesday of insurance fraud by a Spokane jury. 


The state attorney general's office filed two counts of insurance fraud against Deputy Jeremy Jeske stemming from claims he filed in April for snow damage to a trailer he was storing in Idaho and damage to a carport in Washington. Claims investigators with State Farm said Jeske used digital photographs taken before he bought coverage for the trailer to seek compensation. Jeske filed another claim with another insurance company for the carport, however court records show he tried to rescind that claim, calling it a "misunderstanding."


 After a two day trial, Jeske was found not guilty on Tuesday. Jeske is a 15 year veteran of the department, currently assigned to the Sheriff's Training Unit. Although the trial is over, Jeske remains on administrative leave during an internal affairs investigation. 





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