Deputy Sheriff Charged with Burglary & Assault

Published 08/28 2014 04:50PM

Updated 08/28 2014 08:13PM

A Lackawanna County sheriff's deputy is facing charges of burglary and assault.

Crystal Matos of Moscow is accused of breaking into the apartment of her ex-boyfriend early Saturday morning.

A police report indicates Matos allegedly assaulted her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend while they were sleeping.

The victim had minor injuries to her face and arm.

Police say she was pulled from her bed by her hair.

Investigators say they couldn't find any forced entry points to the apartment. Matos claims she was not at the scene.

Her employment status as a deputy sheriff is unknown at this time.

Matos is also a part-time officer in Old Forge. She is currently suspended from her position there.

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