Mericle Heads to Prison

Published 06/02 2014 02:23PM

Updated 06/02 2014 06:17PM

A key player in the Kids for Cash scandal in Luzerne County surrendered to Federal Prison officials Monday morning.
Robert Mericle began serving a 12-month prison sentence. Mericle turned himself in to officials at F-C-I Schuylkill near Minersville at around 10 Monday morning.
    He pleaded guilty to failing to report a felony to federal investigators.

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