Former Jefferson County deputy accused of burglary appears in court

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- A former Jefferson County sheriff's deputy accused of breaking into homes is behind bars.

Janelle Gericke is being held on a $10,000 signature bond. 

Police say she burglarized homes while the owners were at funerals. 

Investigators say one of the victims was a coworker. 

A deputy also caught Gericke outside the home of fallen Lake Mills firefighter Chris Truman while loved ones were at his funeral.

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