No jail time for dad in playground wire-tapping case

    Bucks County resident Nick Scott avoided jail time today when a judge sentenced him to one year of probation for recording the Quakertown public works superintendent without the official’s knowledge.

    PhillyBurbs reports Scott pleaded no contest to the wire-tapping charge. Scott turned himself into police in the Spring when questions arose after he recorded the conversation about the safety of Panther Playground and then posted the conversation to Facebook. He insists the public works superintendent knew the conversation was recorded.

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