Ex-NJ police chief sentencing postponed for medical reasons

Sentencing has been postponed for a former New Jersey police chief convicted of lying to the FBI and facing retrial on hate crime assault and civil rights violation charges.

Associated Press

Apr 12, 2021, 9:15 AM

Updated 1,139 days ago

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Sentencing has been postponed for a former New Jersey police chief convicted of lying to the FBI and facing retrial on hate crime assault and civil rights violation charges.
Sixty-four-year-old former Bordentown Township police chief Frank Nucera had been scheduled for sentencing April 16 on the lone federal conviction.
But a federal judge rescheduled the proceedings for May 13, citing “serious medical issues” that hospitalized the defendant for nine days in February.
Nucera was convicted in October 2019 by a jury that deadlocked on two more serious charges - hate crime assault and deprivation of civil rights under color of law.


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