Former City Cop Resigns Amid Generator Probe

November 7, 2012 at 12:19 PM


PATERSON, NJ – Former city police officer George DeOld has resigned from his high-ranking job in the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office it was disclosed that he had a county generator at his home last week, according to a story on

The story said DeOld, the Sussex Undersheriff, received the generator from another sheriff’s officer who dropped it off at his home in Fredon on November 2.

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DeOld retired from Paterson in 1998 after more than 26 years on the force and went on to work for the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs before taking in the position in Sussex County.

DeOld was being paid $96,525 as undersheriff, on top of his $66,444 pension for his work in Paterson, according to New Jersey Watchdog.


Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, will update this report.

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