According to a report in The Chronicle-Telegram, Kurt Oehlstrom Sr., and his wife, Stephanie Oehlstrom, accepted a plea deal Thursday to misdemeanor charges for hacking into an Amherst police dispatcher’s personal e-mail account in 2006. Oehstrom was an Amherst police officer at the time. They both pleaded guilty to attempted unauthorized use of property, which carries a maximum sentence of six months in jail.
Under the terms of the plea bargain, Kurt Oehlstrom Sr. must resign from the Amherst Police Department, where he has been on unpaid administrative leave, and he must never again work in law enforcement in Lorain County.
He also must surrender his Ohio law enforcement certificate.
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