Former Wisconsin Deputy Sentenced To 18 Months

Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 8:37 am

A former Sawyer County Deputy is headed to jail for misconduct of office.

WDIO report that 60-year old Robert Whyte was sentenced to 18 months in prison and two years probation on Thursday.

While he was an officer, Whyte was accused of threatening two women with jail time or fines if they did not sleep with him. The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office terminated Whyte two years ago amid the allegations.

His sentence will begin November 30.

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