Elmy Sentenced in Prison Extortion Case


WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)  Former Wilkes-Barre Area School Director Louis Elmy was sentenced on Thursday to six years in prison on extortion charges involving Luzerne County prison inmates.

Investigators say Elmy extorted money and other items from inmates in exchange for furloughs and special privileges.

Elmy had served as president of the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board and was a candidate for Wilkes-Barre City Council.

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