Trenton voters have elected former public works director Eric Jackson as the next mayor of the New Jersey capital city, unofficial results showed Tuesday night.
Mack, 48, had fought to remain in office until his sentencing in May while also seeking to have his conviction thrown out. He was convicted Feb. 7 of bribery, fraud and extortion in a sting operation involving a bogus land development deal.
Federal agents arrested the mayor of Trenton early Monday as part of an ongoing corruption investigation into bribery allegations related to a parking garage project that was concocted as part of an FBI sting operation.
Stanley Davis, a supervisor with the city’s water utility, faces a six-year prison term under his plea deal with Mercer County prosecutors.
Mack says the city council is to blame for failing to appoint a permanent police director even though the mayor has nominated two veteran state troopers for the position.
Trenton Mayor Tony Mack’s city-issued Ford Expedition was towed after it was parked in a tow-away zone. The vehicle is equipped with mayor license plates and a police light.
The chief of staff to the mayor of New Jersey’s capital city has been arrested for allegedly attempting to buy heroin.
The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has invited several speakers to address a recent spike in violent crime.
Mack has not been charged with anything and there are no indications that he or his campaign is being investigated.