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Former Perry Township cop enters plea in workers comp fraud case

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Former Perry Township police officer Thomas Gamble has pleaded guilty to Attempted Workers Compensation Fraud.

Perry was charged with Workers Compensation Fraud and Theft in May.  State investigators say Gamble quit the police force following an alleged injury. 

In Franklin County Common Pleas Court on Monday, the 35-year-old Leetonia resident pleaded guilty to the lesser charge, and the theft charge was dropped.

Gamble must pay $10,158 in restitution to the state by October 17, or must serve a 90 day jail sentence.

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