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Release* † ††††††Date: July 14, 2010
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* † ††††††Date: July 14, 2010
Corrections officer sent to prison
††††††††† Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today that a corrections officer at East Jersey State Prison has been sentenced to serve a three-year prison term for supplying cell phones to an inmate.
††††††††† Glen Adams, (DOB 10/9/60) of
††††††††† The sentence was imposed on July 12, 2010, by Superior
Court Judge Frederick P. DeVesa during a hearing at the Middlesex County
waived his right to a presentation of the case to a grand jury in
was arrested August 6, 2009, in
investigation began in January 2009, when members of the Special Investigations
Division determined that an inmate at the prison, located in the Avenel section
exchange, Adams received cash payments from the associates during subsequent
East Jersey State Prison Principal Investigator Ted Pena led the investigation, and was assisted by his staff: Senior Investigators Chris Birardi, Dave Calderon, Kevin Koch, Hyronda Strickland, Terrance Smith and Carlos Negron.
Also working on the case were Investigator Rodney Blount, Investigator Adrian Villegas and Investigator Joseph Celentano, all of the Middlesex County Gang, Guns and Drugs Task Force.
Following his arrest, Adams, a corrections officer since July 26, 2002, was suspended from his job without pay. He had been earning $66,785 annually.