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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: March 31, 2014
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: March 31, 2014
Michael A. Dotro, 36, of Manalapan, and Victor E. Aravena, 42, and William H. Gesell, 45, both of Edison, were charged with a fourth degree count of conspiring to retaliate against the North Brunswick officer for performing an official act.
addition, Gesell was charged with unlawfully accessing a police computer data
base, a third degree offense, to gather information on the
of the three Edison officers was released on his own recognizance after being
served with a criminal complaint at the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office in
were filed after Investigator
subsequently conspired with Aravena and Gesell to find ways to retaliate
The identities of the individual charged with DWI, and the North Brunswick police officer will not be disclosed at this time.
The investigation is active and is continuing.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Heck of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-8848.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Dotro, Aravena and Gesell are merely accusations and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty.