Chalfont cop accused of making up shooting story heads to trial

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Published: Oct 10 2012 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Nov 28 2012 09:59:12 AM EST
CHALFONT, Pa. -

A Bucks County cop who allegedly made up a story about getting shot is heading to trial.

Chalfont Police Officer Jon Cousin Thursday waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

In August Cousin said he had been shot in the chest while he was checking out a suspicious vehicle at the Lenape Swimming Club.

But investigators say they found that Cousin had shot his bulletproof vest.

Prosecutors have dropped a charge of reckless endangerment but they added a charge of official oppression because of the number of car checks performed due to Cousin's story.