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Woman who impersonated deputy to break boyfriend out of jail is sentenced

Woman who impersonated deputy to break boyfriend out of jail is sentenced Woman who impersonated deputy to break boyfriend out of jail is sentenced A woman accused of impersonating a California deputy to break her boyfriend out of the Washington County Detention Center was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday.According to an arrest affidavit,…
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Woman who impersonated deputy to break boyfriend out of jail is sentenced

Woman who impersonated deputy to break boyfriend out of jail is sentenced

A woman accused of impersonating a California deputy to break her boyfriend out of the Washington County Detention Center was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday.According to an arrest affidavit, Maxine Feldstein told jail officials she was “Deputy Kershaw with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office” on July 27.Officials said she sent them an authentic looking form authorizing the release of Nicholas Lowe from Washington County’s custody and releasing any hold Ventura County had on Lowe.On July 29, officials said a deputy from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office called to pick up Lowe for extradition, but Washington County had already released him. Ventura officials confirmed the release orders were forged and said they didn’t have any deputies working in the department named Kershaw.Washington County officials said they identified Feldstein as the suspect by listening to calls made to Feldstein from Lowe. Officials also said they found a video visit between Feldstein and Lowe detailing the breakout scheme and the two were ultimately arrested. Feldstein pleaded guilty in court on Monday on a number of charges. She was sentenced to 30 years in prison, with 15 of those suspended.Lowe was sentenced to 12 months in prison earlier this year as part of a plea deal.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. —

A woman accused of impersonating a California deputy to break her boyfriend out of the Washington County Detention Center was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday.

According to an arrest affidavit, Maxine Feldstein told jail officials she was “Deputy Kershaw with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office” on July 27.

Surveillance image of Nicholas Lowe walking out of jail; mug shot of Maxine Feldstein

Officials said she sent them an authentic looking form authorizing the release of Nicholas Lowe from Washington County’s custody and releasing any hold Ventura County had on Lowe.

On July 29, officials said a deputy from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office called to pick up Lowe for extradition, but Washington County had already released him. Ventura officials confirmed the release orders were forged and said they didn’t have any deputies working in the department named Kershaw.

Washington County officials said they identified Feldstein as the suspect by listening to calls made to Feldstein from Lowe. Officials also said they found a video visit between Feldstein and Lowe detailing the breakout scheme and the two were ultimately arrested.

Feldstein pleaded guilty in court on Monday on a number of charges. She was sentenced to 30 years in prison, with 15 of those suspended.

Lowe was sentenced to 12 months in prison earlier this year as part of a plea deal.

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