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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