Monday, November 18, 2013

Two Atlantic City Police Officers Plead Guilty to Official Misconduct; Plea Deal Up to Five Years of Probation

MAYS LANDING – Two Atlantic City Police Officers pleaded guilty to official misconduct, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today.
On Monday, November 18, Sergeant Richard Halvorson, 42, and Officer Troy Maven, 32, pleaded guilty to accusations of third-degree official misconduct. Both defendants waived their rights to indictment by a grand jury.
Halvorson pleaded guilty in connection with possessing and using a controlled dangerous substance while on duty on Feb. 28, 2013.

Maven pleaded guilty in connection with offering a woman money for sexual activity while on duty on Aug. 17, 2013.
The offenses stem from two unrelated incidents.
In accordance with the plea agreements, both defendants will be sentenced to up to five years of probation, at the discretion of the Court. Additionally, both defendants will forfeit any current or future public employment in the state of New Jersey, according to Acting First Assistant Prosecutor Diane Ruberton, who represents the State.

Both defendants will be sentenced by Superior Court Judge Michael A. Donio on Jan. 10, 2014.


vtpat said...

How about pensions? Forfeited? I think probation is fair but they should flush the fat pensions!

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