Bogota, NJ – South Dakota man arrested, charged with possession of handgun and money laundering FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform

Paul Myers, 49, of Box Elder

South Dakota man cruises out of New Jersey on handgun and laundering charges thanks to NJ Bail Reform.

Paul Myers, 49, of Box Elder, was arrested during a traffic stop when officers found he was carrying a handgun and $21,614 – which later led to charges of possession of a handgun and money laundering.

Myers was released and FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform after the Arnold Foundation’s “Pretrial Risk Assessment” tool determined he was not a danger to the community or a flight risk and therefore should not be subject to any accountable release – just a “promise” to appear.

More “validated pretrial risk assessment” Failures.

New Jersey Bail Reform, Risk Assessments, and Pretrial Release Services…

ZERO Accountability
ZERO Deterrent
ZERO Supervision
ZERO concern for victims
ZERO Bail…just a “pinky promise” to return
Bail Reform – Dangerous, Reckless, and a Taxpayer Burden

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Route 80 Stop: Bogota Police Find Gun, $21,600 In Cash

(reported by Jerry DeMarco of the Daily Voice – Nov 22, 2017)

A South Dakota man was carrying a handgun and $21,614 in ill-gotten gains when Bogota police they stopped him Wednesday afternoon on Route 80, authorities said.

Paul Myers, 49, of Box Elder was ordered held in the Bergen County Jail pending a detention hearing on weapons possession and money laundering charges after the 10:50 a.m. stop on the westbound highway, Capt. James Sepp said.

Officers found a .40-caliber Heckler & Koch pistol under the front seat, Sepp said.

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