NEWARK, NJ - The former president of the Essex County Sheriff’s Officers PBA Local 183, Christopher Tyminski for using a PBA issues credit card to pay for over $14,000 in repairs to his personal vehicle. None of the allegations involve Mr. Tyminski’s official capacity within the Essex County Sheriff’s Department, according to a statement made by  Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray. 

Mr. Tyminski was served and processed by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office on Friday, February 3, 2016. He was given an arraignment date of February 16, 2016.

Murray stressed that these are accusations. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they plead guilty or are found guilty in a court of law.