NJ Assemblyman’s Abuse Of Power? - My9 New Jersey

NJ Assemblyman’s Abuse Of Power?

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Last year Cumberland County Assemblyman Nelson Albano was stopped by the state police for speeding. Six days after the stop he wrote a letter to state authorities demanding that the officer be investigated for harassing him and reprimanded.

An investigation into the ticketing officer ensued until recently when the police released dash-cam surveillance video that seemed to show that the Assemblyman wasn’t being honest about what happened.

Nelson admitted in published reports that he asked the officer for a break and on the surveillance tape you can even hear the officer apologize for the inconvenience of giving him a ticket. However, the Assemblyman claimed his car was blocked in by two other officers and that he was disrespected and embarrasses and detained from official business. The surveillance video seems to dispute all of Nelson’s claims.

The joint legislative committee on ethical standards agreed this week to look into this case one year later and see whether or not the Assemblyman abused his power as an elected official.

Assistant Council James Wilson said that if this legislature is guilty of these ethics charges he could be fined and possibly have to face a vote amongst a group of his peers about whether or not he should be forced to resign.

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