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frank pancakehead: This is juicy, here's more info on this situation: In January 2008, Hunterdon County Sheriff’s Officer Jeremiah Hupka plead guilty to fourth-degree sexual contact. He admitted he had attacked a drunken woman in 2006. She gave birth to a child as a result of the assault. He was sentenced to two years probation. The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled today that a former Hunterdon County Sheriff’s Officer who pleaded guilty to groping his ex-girlfriend and voluntarily resigned may seek future public employment. Jeremiah Hupka was a county sheriff’s officer and part-time Frenchtown police officer in January 2006 when he groped an unconscious woman while he was off duty. He admitted in 2008 to fourth-degree criminal sexual contact in a plea deal after initially being charged with first-degree sexual assault. He was allowed to plea to groping the woman, but DNA tests prove that he is the father of the child... Now on to his replacement: On December 22, 2008, state investigators seized computers and other records related to Sheriff Deborah Trout’s hiring of under-sheriffs and other personnel without the usual background checks and qualifications. In 2010, a grand jury indicted then-sheriff Deborah Trout and two under-sheriffs on 43 counts of official misconduct and other charges. The indictment was later suppressed when new state officials were appointed by incoming Governor Chris Christie. The propriety of the investigation, the indictment and its aftermath are the subject of a number of legal actions. a grand jury indicted them but then the government dismissed it