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Release* ††† ††††††Date: June 11, 2010
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* ††† ††††††Date: June 11, 2010
Corrections officer jailed for theft of union funds
††††††††† William R. Reilly Jr. (DOB 3/29/74) of Belleville, also was placed on probation for five years and was ordered to repay the funds that were taken from Juvenile Justice Correction Officers Association, Policemenís Benevolent Association Local 367. He has already repaid more than $25,000.
In addition, Superior Court Judge Frederick P. DeVesa ordered Reilly to resign his job as a corrections officer and said the defendant may never again hold a public job.
who had worked as a corrections officer at the
During the plea hearing, Reilly waived his right to a presentation of the case to a grand jury and pleaded guilty following negotiations with Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Manuel Sameiro.
the terms of the plea agreement, Reilly faced up to three years in a
was charged March 4, 2010, following an investigation by Sgt.
The investigation began after union officials reported the thefts to the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office.