Report: two Bergenfield councilmembers indicted

The Record is reporting that a state grand jury today indicted Bergenfield Council members Elaine Rabbitt and Dennis Mulligan for forging the signatures of two other members of the borough’s Democratic committee.

Mulligan allegedly forged Mayor Timothy Driscoll’s signature on a letter offering Driscoll’s resignation from the municipal party committee, while Rabbitt allegedly forged Marie Gillman’s signature on a letter declaring Gillman’sresignation from the same committee, according to the state attorney general’s office.

The fourth-degree charges carry a maximum penalty of 18 months in state prison and a $10,000 fine.

Rabbitt and Mulligan offered no comment to the newspaper, while their lawyers, Ed Cillick and Albert Carilli, respectively, maintained their clients’ innocence.

Report: two Bergenfield councilmembers indicted