Probe Ordered Into Port Authority Cop's Role In GWB Lane Closures
February 17, 2014


Port Authority Executive Director Patrick Foye has ordered the agency’s police chief to investigate the role an officer with reported ties to Gov. Chris Christie may have played in September’s George Washington Bridge lane closures in Fort Lee, a source close to the police department said Sunday.

The probe will focus on reports that Port Authority Police Lt. Thomas "Chip" Michaels, a 15-year department veteran and member of the GWB unit, chauffeured David Wildstein through clogged Fort Lee streets on Sept. 9, the first of four days of closures, said the source, who was not authorized to spea...

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