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Edwardsville Police dispatcher convicted for trying to cover up officer's crimes

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Keri L. Knight, 41, of Bethalto, is facing two counts of obstruction of justice and one count of theft for providing false information to investigators, concealing evidence and stealing cash, according to police. By Stephanie Baumer Keri L. Knight, 41, of Bethalto, is facing two counts of obstruction of justice and one count of theft for providing false information to investigators, concealing evidence and stealing cash, according to police. By Stephanie Baumer

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) – An Edwardsville Police Department dispatcher has been convicted for attempting to obstruct an investigation into a police officer.

Keri L. Knight, 41, of Bethalto, was convicted on two counts of obstruction of justice.

Knight’s conviction stem from an association with Brian Barker, an Edwardsville Police Officer of 20 years suspected of burglarizing several area businesses.

Knight's sentence could range from probation to three years in prison.

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