SCOOP: Another New Brunswick Official Quietly Charged in Criminal Bribery Scheme

GUILLERMO QUINONES, JR. BECOMES 4TH NEW BRUNSWICK WATER UTILITY EMPLOYEE CRIMINALLY CHARGED SINCE 2015

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A 49-year-old city employee has been charged with bribery and official misconduct in a widening investigation by the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.

Guillermo Quinones, Jr. was quietly hit with the two criminal charges on April 16, making him the fourth Water Utility worker in the administration of Mayor James Cahill to be charged with crimes in the past four years.

One official, who covered up problems with the city’s drinking water, did time in state prison. Two more have pleaded guilty and are awaiting multi-year prison sentences.

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