Cop Killer's Guilty Plea, Drug Charges, Officials Sworn In Top Local News
Familiar faces return to Jefferson council and board of education among top headlines.
A South Jersey man pled guilty to aggravated manslaughter charges after authorities claim he was driving while intoxicated when he crashed into a marked police car, killing Mount Arlington Police Officer Joseph Wargo.
Richard Yocum, Robert Birmingham and Jay Dunham were officially sworn in as council members at Wednesday's reorganization meeting.
Melissa Senatore, Michael Stewart and Jill Van Ness each took the oath of office to begin their third terms on the Board of Education at Thursday's reorganization meeting.
Jefferson's municipal budget is expected to be presented at the next council meeting on Jan. 16, Township Administrator James Leach said at the annual reorganization meeting Wednesday night.
The woman who crashed her car on Route 94 Thursday after police believed she fell asleep at the wheel was served with drug charges Friday as Sparta police continue their investigation of the crash.
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