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Deputy Chief Accused of Workers’ Comp Fraud

David Jerri Jr. was deputy chief at the Union Fire Co.

say a former fire official filed a false workers’ compensation claim.

According to CBS, an arrest warrant has been issued for David Jerri Jr., 27, of the 400 block of Louise Avenue, Croydon, for falsely claiming that he injured his hand while he was the deputy chief at the . He collected nearly $7,000 before his claim was ended, the article stated.

“It was through the investigation we allege that he had injured his hand at a non-fire call or employment event,” Sgt. Andy Aninsman said.

This is the latest in an ongoing situation between the township and the Union Fire Company. On Jan. 23, Jerri was arrested in the 2000 block State Road and charged with burglary. He was sent to Bucks County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail. In June, .

ONELOVE March 23, 2012 at 07:18 PM
Love how all you people are bashing Wendy Saddler. You all have no idea what happend and its not fair to pick on a person trying to tell you the real story. My question is for all you people whould you like to put your life on the line everyday (without getting paid for it), get hurt and then be treated like durt? Dave and The other FireFighter who got hurt on Sept 17 are losing everything they worked so hard for because they got hurt and arent getting paid nor being treated fairly.
Union Firefighter March 23, 2012 at 09:06 PM
Funny? I saw dave that day too.. without a hand injury. He even helped us pack house back at our firehouse. He must hold a high tolerance for pain.
Union Firefighter March 24, 2012 at 08:46 PM
Oh and ps he was the battalion chief not the deputy chief. There is a huge difference. GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT!!!!!!!!!!
thumbsup March 24, 2012 at 09:46 PM
Onelove, i can understand you are upset but insurance fraud is a serious crime (as is burglary). Everyone's premiums are going up across the country because of insurance fraud (doesn't matter if you are a firefighter, homeowner, vehicle owner, etc.) it effects us all.
bill thompson January 23, 2013 at 03:51 AM
Id like to point out he bet both charges with facts like pictures of a 9-11 run no cast shaking hands than doctors had xrays of his hand the night the fence fell at the call so to all you retards good job and he was also fireman of the years now thats a real hero but you will learn all you real "WINNERS" who commented bashing that man

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