Solari was found guilty of assaulting an arrestee in the borough police station. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)
Suspended Little Silver police officer Steven Solari was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday in a case in which he was alleged to have attacked a handcuffed man in the borough police station.
Solari, 40, also was ordered to forfeit his $91,000-a-year job and any future prospect for public employment under the sentence handed down by Superior Court Judge Francis J. Vernoia, the Asbury Park Press reports.
Suspended Little Silver police officer Steven Solari was guilty of six counts, but not guilty of aggravated assault on a arrestee at the borough police station almost four years ago, NJ.com reported Thursday afternoon.
From the report:
A jury found Little Silver police officer Steven Solari, accused of punching a handcuffed man in 2009, guilty on four counts of official misconduct, one count of simple assault and one count of hindering his own apprehension on Thursday.
The jury found him not guilty on two counts of aggravated assault, one count of tampering with a witness and one count of obstructing the administration of the law.