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Scott King Violates Probation, Jailed Without Bail

Scott King Violates Probation, Jailed Without Bail

Released last month on personal recognizance after threatening to murder his wife and another woman, the insurance company executive was caught drinking – in violation of his probation – and was ordered locked up until his next court appearance. By DAVID REID NORTHAMPTON – Disgraced insurance man Scott King, arrested June 1 for threatening to kill his […]

July 26th, 2012 | Posted in Business, Headlines, News | Read More »

Hampshire Probation Chief Busted on Charges of Intimidating a Witness as FBI Probe Unfolds

Hampshire Probation Chief Busted on Charges of Intimidating a Witness as FBI Probe Unfolds

By MARY SERREZE BOSTON – Christopher Hoffman, 39, former acting Chief Probation Officer of the Hampshire Superior Court, was charged today in federal court with intimidating and harassing a witness in an alleged attempt to obstruct a federal investigation into hiring practices in the office of former Commissioner of Probation John O’Brien. Hoffman, a Hatfield […]

December 21st, 2011 | Posted in Headlines, News | Read More »

Superior Court Probation Chief Placed on Administrative Leave

Superior Court Probation Chief Placed on Administrative Leave

Unanswered questions from Probation Department officials about Christopher Hoffman’s suspension with pay lead to speculation about whether it is an internal matter or linked to a state and federal probe of Probation Department corruption.   NORTHAMPTON (Oct. 6, 2011) – The acting chief probation officer for the Hampshire Superior Court here was reportedly escorted from his […]

October 27th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Headlines, News | Read More »