MORRISTOWN, NJ - Former Morris Plains Police Officer Adam J. Klymko has been sentenced for unlawfully taking money from the PBA Local 254 operating and fundraising account, announced Morris County Acting Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph K. Kimker, and Morris Plains Police Chief Michael M. Koroski.

Klymko was sentenced on October 30, 2020  to non-custodial probation for a term of five (5) years with the special condition that the defendant make restitution, via monthly payments of $1,438.00, through the Morris County Probation Department, to Morris Plain PBA Local 254, in the total amount of $86,275.57, according to authorities. 

Klymko was charged with withdrawing monies from the PBA Local 254 operating and fundraising account, while he was a Morris Plains police officer and the PBA Treasurer, they said.

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 On September 15, 2020, the defendant plead guilty to one count of Theft by Unlawful Taking, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:20-3a, a crime of the third degree, based on the defendant’s criminal activity on various dates between January 1, 2018 and March 1, 2020.

As part of the plea agreement, Judge Ironson ordered the defendant’s forfeiture of public office/employment and the defendant is forever disqualified from holding any position of honor, trust or profit under the State or any of its administrative or political subdivisions.


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