Councilman Marty Small
Judge Raymond Batten dismissed a juror after learning she’d called a friend on the Pleasantville Police Department to vent about how jury deliberations were going.
The jury will decide whether Councilman Marty Small and five co-defendants tried to steal the 2009 Democratic mayoral primary election by tampering with or mishandling messenger absentee ballots.
Atlantic City Councilman Marty Small and campaign workers were accused of manipulating and tampering with absentee ballots in the June 2009 Democratic mayoral primary election.
First Ronald Harris had stomach trouble, bolting from the witness stand to the bathroom. When he returned, he developed a case of dry heaves, trying to vomit into a trash can. And by the time his day in court ended Tuesday, Harris was under arrest on outstanding warrants.
Small is one of a dozen defendants accused of trying to swing the June 2009 Democratic mayoral primary through the use of fraudulent absentee ballots.