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Hearing scheduled on convicted police sergeant’s pension

Watertown retirement officials have scheduled a pension forfeiture hearing on Nov. 20 for a retired Watertown police sergeant who is facing sentencing on federal drug charges.

Joseph Deignan, 58, of Framingham, pleaded guilty last month in federal court to stealing an ID while on the force, and using it to obtain oxycodone and other prescription drugs illegally, according to the office of US Attorney Carmen Ortiz.

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