Ex-Middlesex County Sheriff’s Deputy Takes Plea Deal In Rape Case

Former Middlesex County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Franklin Smith Jr. is sentenced to 6 months in jail on his plea deal to rape charges. According to the Southside Sentinel Smith will be on probation for five years and is required to remain drug and alcohol free plus have no contact with the victim. Smith pleaded guilty to one reduced charge and the other charge was dropped. He was fired from the Sheriff’s Office after being indicted last year.