Superintendent sentenced to more than 11 years in prison
By staff and wire services reports
September 17th, 2012
Calling it the "worst case of public corruption he has ever seen," a federal judge sentenced the disgraced former superintendent of Toms River Regional, Michael J. Ritacco, to 135 months – just over 11 years – in prison, Wall Patch reports. Ritacco was sentenced by federal Judge Joel Pisano in Trenton today as his family members, seated in the court room, wept as their relative's fate was decided. Ritacco must serve 85 percent of his sentence before being released. A restitution hearing will be scheduled in federal court later this year.
Ritacco voluntarily surrendered to U.S. Marshals in the court...
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