US Attorney Craig Carpinetto announced that a US Postal Service Postal Service company from Hudson County, New Jersey, has been arrested for ignoring mail, including 99 public ballot papers sent from the County Election Board that were to be delivered to West Orange residents.
Nicholas Buschini, 26, from Kearney, is charged with a complaint of delaying, sealing or withholding mail and one count of obstruction of mail.
Postage delay is punishable by a maximum of five years in prison and a fine of $ 250,000. Obstructing the mail charge is punishable by a maximum of six months imprisonment and a $ 5,000 fine.
The information of the accused’s lawyer was not immediately known.
Biochen will appear in Newark Federal Court Wednesday afternoon.
According to court documents, there are approximately 1,875 pieces of mail – including 627 pieces of first class, 873 pieces of standard class, two pieces of certified mail, 99 public ballot papers intended for residents of West Orange, and 276 electoral bulletins for candidates. Locals to the west. Orange City Council and Board of Education – They were recovered from landfills in North Arlington and West Orange on October 2 and October 5.
The intended destinations for ballot papers and campaign flyers are regions with a democratic majority.
Mail was to be delivered on September 28, October 1, and October 2 to addresses on designated postal routes in Orange and West Orange. On the delivery dates on which mail was retrieved, Beauchene was the only carrier of mail intended to deliver mail to addresses in returned mail, according to court documents.
Recovered mail was returned to the mail flow for delivery to the intended recipients, according to the OTP.