Prosecutor: Guttenberg cop forfeits job to enter PTI for theft charge


A Guttenberg police officer is forfeiting his job to enter a pre-trial intervention program over a theft by deception charge, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Anthony Cosma, 32, was charged with one count of theft by deception on Tuesday, February 28th. He then waived his right toa n indictment on yesterday, Suarez said in a statement.

He will be permitted to enter into the PTI program and has forfeited his right to current and future public employment.

An investigation by the HCPO Internal Affairs Unit determined Cosma received over $500 from an acquaintance to be used for a business investment and instead used the money for different purposes.

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