Harrisburg, PA – A Pennsylvania State Police Corporal in southeastern PA has been charged for reportedly tried to cowl up a DUI involving the alleged father of one other state trooper.
Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Corporal Jennifer Ruhl was charged on June 4, 2021 with crimes associated to obstructing and tampering with a legal investigation. Costs had been filed by the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Integrity and Skilled Requirements, Inside Affairs Division.
Corporal Ruhl is accused of trying to cowl up a driving beneath the affect (DUI) of alcohol investigation involving an alleged father of a PSP trooper in November 2019 whereas assigned as a patrol supervisor at Troop J-Avondale.
The next misdemeanor costs had been filed in District Court docket 15-4-04:
- Obstructing administration of regulation or different governmental perform, 18 Pa. C.S. §5101
- False swearing – official continuing, 18 Pa. C.S. §4903(a)(1)
- Tampering with public data or info, 18 Pa. C.S. §4911(a)(1)
- Hindering apprehension or prosecution, 18 Pa. C.S. §5105(a)(3)
Corporal Ruhl enlisted within the PSP in January 1998. She is assigned to the Drug Legislation Enforcement Division throughout the Bureau of Prison Investigation. She is at the moment suspended with out pay pending decision of the legal costs towards her.