At the end of last week’s Geneva City Council meeting – City Manager Sage Gerling said that officer Jack Montesanto, who pled not guilty to a misdemeanor charge a few days earlier, had been placed on unpaid leave.
This according to a report by The Geneva Believer.
City Manager Sage Gerling made the shocking announcement during the August 7th City Council meeting that suspended cop Jack Montesanto was placed on unpaid leave. In related news, Montesanto took home over $128,000 during his prior 16-month suspension. https://t.co/FlCU6Y4FzV pic.twitter.com/KzXyxNK2ce
— Geneva Believer (@BelieverGeneva) August 11, 2019
Montesanto was arraigned and entered a plea of not guilty to the charge criminal obstruction of breathing. Questions swirled about the charge, and why a felony charge had not been filed in the incident.
Read more from The Geneva Believer story here.