Franklin Township police officer pleads guilty to possessing drugs, driving while intoxicated

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP -

A Franklin Township police officer has plead guilty to possessing heroin and driving while intoxicated.

Officials say Matthew Ellery was not getting back to police when he was supposed to be on duty back in April.

When they found him, police say he had overdosed and had to be revived.

Ellery will have to apply to a drug court program and forfeit his job as an officer.

 

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