Idaho probation officer resigns after fabricating threats against himself


By Heather Wells, 
Idaho Falls Post Register

REXBURG, Idaho  A Madison County juvenile probation officer who admitted to staging several threats against himself has resigned.

Lane Sommer quit Monday, the same day he was served with a warrant on misdemeanor charges of providing false information to law enforcement officers. Sommer immediately posted $500 bond. He faces up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.

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