Probation officer charged with intimidating witness
Hoffman is charged with one count of intimidating and one count of attempting to harass Maureen Adams, of Goshen, a probation officer under his supervision who was interviewed by the FBI as part of an investigation into alleged fraudulent hiring practices within the state Probation Department.
Hoffman is charged with warning Adams, “I’m going to tell everyone you are a rat,” both before and after a meeting that Adams had with a special agent of the FBI in October 2011.
Hoffman rose quickly through the ranks of probation, jumping from probation officer in Hampshire Superior to the acting chief’s job in just three years.“There’s no question there was political favoritism in hiring and promotion at the probation department,” Bongiorni said. O’Brien and former second deputy probation commissioner Elizabeth V.
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