WAYNESVILLE, Mo.- Former Texas County Sheriff James Sigman and Deputy Jennifer Tomaszewski started a trial Monday for expenses again in 2018.
Because the trial started Monday, Sigman waived what was initially speculated to be a jury trial and is now a bench trial. Tomaszewski can be being tried with Sigman, and she or he waived a jury trial.
Sigman was charged for allegedly permitting Tomaszewski to behave as an officer when she was not licensed to take action and that she at occasions tried to achieve info by means of a state legislation enforcement database, attacked a mentally unstable inmate, pointed a loaded weapon at a 1-year-old little one and uncovered a minor to “sexually violent offenders and different harmful criminals.”
The paperwork state that Sigman and Tomaszewski had been concerned in a romantic relationship since “very close to the time she was initially employed on the Sheriff’s Workplace.”
The 2 had been arrested after they had been indicted by a grand jury, following an investigation by the Missouri Freeway Patrol.
Each Sigman and Tomaszewski are dealing with the next expenses:
- First-degree assault
- First-degree theft
- First-degree endangering the welfare of a kid
- Illegal use of a weapon
- First-degree harassment
- Misuse of official info by a public servant
- False impersonation