Paterson mayor, 3 others plead guilty in overtime scandal

PATERSON – Mayor Jose”Joey” Torres and three department of public works supervisors accepted plea deals Friday on charges they acted as the mayor’s personal handymen while bilking the city for overtime.

Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres of Paterson Friday accepted a plea deal that will require him to leave office and to serve jail time. (File photo)

The four appeared before Hudson County Superior Court Judge Sheila Venable at about 2:10 p.m. for an expected 1:30 p.m. hearing on the case. At that time defense attorneys told Venable that they were engaged in …read more

Source: Passaic

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