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Jury finds former police chief guilty of sexual assault


Wheeler (WQOW)- The trial is over for an area ex-police chief accused of sexual assault.

A jury deliberated for about four hours Friday before finding Gary Wayerski "guilty" of sixteen charges.  Wayerski is the former Wheeler police chief.  He was charged with having dozens of sexual encounters with  two teenagers he was mentoring. 

Wayerski will be sentenced in January.

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