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Northport Elected Official Behind Bars Accused Of Forgery

An elected official is now behind bars after being accused of forging documents to impress an overseas mistress.

Police say Charles Rogers, a member of the Northport Village Council, created divorce documents with forged signatures of court officials.

They say he then sent them to a woman in London.

The woman contacted Rogers’ wife who reached out to police.

Rogers pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor.

He has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for the forgery.

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