A New Jersey State Police sergeant who led an unauthorized escort of a high-speed sports car caravan to Atlantic City in 2012 pleaded guilty to altering the numbers on the license plates of his police car during the incident, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced Monday.
State officials say 28-year-old Joseph Ventrella of Bloomingdale met with authorities Tuesday morning and was released a short time later.
Sgt. 1st Class Nadir Nassry met with authorities Monday morning and was released a short time later, according to his attorney.
Attorney Charles Sciarra said he believes State Police Sgt. Nadir Nassry faces charges related to the alleged taping of license plates on the sports cars during the March 30 caravan.
The lawyer for Sgt. Nadir Nassry, who was suspended for allegedly organizing the high speed escorts, told CBS 2 that high-speed caravan escorts have been going on for decades.