For Immediate Release
July 7, 2020
A Blue Springs Police Department dispatcher has been charged with misusing official law enforcement information, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Jessica L. Smith, dob: 10/15/1978, faces a misdemeanor count of Misuse of Official Information by a Public Servant or in the alternative Tampering with Computer Data.*
According to court records filed Monday, Smith was a dispatcher for the Blue Springs Police Department on July 7, 2019 when she twice used the state criminal justice system to search for records related to a man she had been feuding with who lives near her home.
A summons was issued for the defendant to appear.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded guilty.