Ex-Allentown cop accused in $315K firefighter's fund theft pleads responsible, once more

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – A former Allentown police officer and volunteer firefighter accused of embezzling cash from a firefighter’s fund has pleaded responsible, once more.

The Northampton County District Lawyer’s Workplace says Corey Cole Jr. pleaded responsible Tuesday to costs of theft and entry machine fraud.

All different costs have been dropped.

Cole withdrew his responsible plea two years in the past as a result of his authorized struggle over the denial of his Allentown pension stored delaying sentencing. 

Cole’s pension was forfeited by the Metropolis of Allentown. At this level, he isn’t entitled to obtain his pension advantages within the type of month-to-month funds from the town.

Investigators say he stole greater than $300,000 from the Lehigh Township Volunteer Fireman’s Reduction Affiliation.

His sentencing is tentatively scheduled for July 13.

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