Report: Spicuzzo pleads not guilty

Former Middlesex County Sheriff Joseph Spicuzzo pleaded not guilty this afternoon in Freehold to charges of bribery and a pattern of official misconduct, according to a report by the Star-Ledger.

Spicuzzo is chagred with pocketing $50,000 in exchange for giving jobs to new sheriff’s office recruits.

Spicuzzo’s wife, Mary Ann, and his attorney, Steven Altman, helped Spicuzzo into the courtroom of Superior Court Judge Anthony Mellaci.

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Report: Spicuzzo pleads not guilty