A New York City police officer was arrested Wednesday, reportedly on charges that he falsely accused a man of drug dealing in a public housing development in West Harlem.
Sean Henry, 32, of Brooklyn was nabbed in a sting operation using decoy bags, police said.
Former NYPD Officer Franklin Mata has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for official misconduct. His former partner Kenneth Moreno, who was also convicted of official misconduct, was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday.
It was the verdict that shocked the city. On Monday it was the sentence that shocked the defendant. The ex-cop acquitted of raping a woman, but convicted of misconduct, was given a year in jail, even though probation recommended he walk free.
Former Perth Amboy mayor and state assemblyman Joseph Vas was sentenced to more than six years in prison after being convicted last fall of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities.
A former southern New Jersey high school track coach who had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student has been sentenced to six years in prison.
More charges have been filed against a northern New Jersey housing inspector already accused of pressuring a woman for sexual favors.
Former Perth Amboy and state assemblyman Joseph Vas has pleaded guilty to official misconduct, theft and money laundering charges.
Vernon Parker faced eight years in prison after pleading guilty to official misconduct.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A police officer in a small Jersey shore town is accused of beating a handcuffed suspect. A Monmouth County grand jury on Wednesday returned an 11-count indictment charging Little Silver Patrolman […]