Grand jury subpoenas records of powerful state senator accused of being a no-show in lucrative municipal job

A state grand jury is seeking payroll records and court logs in connection with state Sen. Nicholas Scutari’stenure as municipal prosecutor for Linden, according to a subpoena obtained by NJ Advance Media, in the wake of charges by city officials that he was often a no-show in the highly paid part-time job.The startling disclosure of a criminal probe involving the powerful Democratic chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee comes amid a bitter, escalating political feud between Scutari and Linden Mayor Derek Armstead, a party rival who claimed the senator barely showed up to workwhen he was ...


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