Judge: Cop Fired Over Assemblyman's Arrest Was Dishonest, Can't Have Job Back

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WASHINGTON TWP. -- A Superior Court judge has denied a former police officer's bid to get his old job back, saying the cop's behavior shows a "pervasive strain of lying." Joseph DiBuonaventura was fired from his position as a Washington Township police officer in 2016 after an internal affairs investigation concluded that he lied about his reasons for stopping state Assemblyman Paul Moriarity in 2012 and charging him with driving while intoxicated.