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Release* †† ††††††Date: June 30, 2009††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* †† ††††††Date: June 30, 2009†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††
††††††††† Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced that a volunteer firefighter from Sayreville was sentenced today to serve up to four years in prison for stealing nearly $2,500 worth of gasoline and diesel fuel from the borough over a two-year period.
A. Johnson, (DOB 8/24/65) of
addition, Johnson was ordered to resign from his position as a volunteer
firefighter and will never again hold a public job in
sentence was imposed after Johnson pleaded guilty on Feb. 3, 2009, to a charge
of official misconduct, following an investigation that showed the defendant
used another firefighterís personal identification number to access $1,293
worth of gasoline and $1,187 worth of diesel fuel from the fuel pumps at
borough hall on
began the investigation after
Detective Richard Belotti of the Sayreville Police Department and Investigator Adrian Villegas of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office Special Prosecutions Unit determined the fuel was taken in various quantities between April 2, 2006, and June 8, 2008.
The sentence was imposed after a plea agreement was reached with Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Brian D. Gillet.