Veteran Newark Police Detective To Lose His Job For Pointing Gun At Motorist
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January 13, 2014


NEWARK — A veteran Newark police detective who flashed his gun at a motorist in 2012 will forfeit his job and spend a year in a court program that gives defendants a chance to avoid criminal convictions, Essex County prosecutors say.

Ugo Bellomo - the brother-in-law of Newark Police Director Samuel DeMaio - will also have to serve 10 hours of community service, according to the terms of a sentence issued today by Superior Court Judge Martin Cronin in Newark. He will not be allowed to possess a firearm and will be barred from taking a job with another law enforcement agency.

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