Van Pelt guilty

Former Assemblyman Daniel Van Pelt (R-Ocean Twp.) was found guilty of federal corruption charges.  A jury found that Van Pelt, a former Ocean Township mayor and Lumberton Administrator, took a $10,000 bribe from cooperating witness Solomon Dwek in exchange for helping with local evelopment projects.  Van Pelt was also found guilty on extortion charges.

Van Pelt guilty