Judge was wrong to throw out bribery case in infamous corruption sting, prosecutors say

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A Superior Court judge got it wrong earlier this year when she threw out a high-profile bribery case against a former Bayonne mayoral candidate in what had been one of the state’s biggest corruption operations in years, prosecutors said. In a filing before the Appellate Division, the state Attorney General’s office sought to reverse the ruling of Hudson County Superior Court Judge Mitzy Galis-Menendez, who dismissed a criminal indictment against Jason O’Donnell in June. He had been charged in connection with allegations that he took a cash payoff from a Morristown attorney in exchange for prom…

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