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Port Authority Officer Charged with Forgery

By rlsmetro on
Hudson County

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said on Friday, April 29, a Port Authority Police Officer was arrested on charges relating to falsified medical records she submitted to her employer.

According to Prosecutor Suarez, Marie Paz, 43, is charged with two counts of Forgery.

She was arrested without incident at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City and released on a summons.

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said Paz is scheduled to make her first court appearance on Friday, May 13, 2022.

The investigation revealed Paz submitted falsified medical records to her employer to receive additional paid medical leave.

Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Public Integrity Unit and the Office of Inspector General Port Authority of New York and New Jersey with the arrest and investigation.

The above charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.