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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Blue Springs dispatcher charged in illegal use of official law enforcement information

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:

Michael Mansur

Director of Communication

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

Work   : (816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816) 674-3954

mmansur@jacksongov.org

http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.com

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded guilty.

 


 





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