Jail Time For A Former Jailer

The former director of a Monroe County program that offers early release to

jail inmates who perform community service is going to jail after being sentenced today for sexually assaulting two female inmates. 28 year old Adam Helgerson of Sparta, director of the Monroe County Community Service Work Program, plead guilty to five charges that he assaulted an inmate once in December 2010 and four times in February 2011. He spoke in a Monroe County courtroom this morning.


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Judge Mark Goodman rejected a plea deal between attorney's and sentenced Helgerson to 9 months in jail, probation and sex offender treatment. This is the third time in 5 years that a Monroe County employee has been charged with assaulting inmates.

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