Thursday, March 6, 2014

County Jail Official Retires Amid Wiretap Charges

NJ - The deputy director of the Hudson County jail, who is facing federal charges he used a website to illegally wiretap fellow employees, has put in his retirement papers, officials said.

The retirement papers of Kirk Eady, 45, of East Brunswick, are dated retroactively to Feb. 1, Hudson County spokesman Jim Kennelly said.

Eady turned himself in to federal authorities on Feb. 15 after being charged with intentionally intercepting the wire, oral or electronic communications of others, according to a criminal complaint. (more)