Former Toms River Schools District super gets 37 months

The former supervisor of Athletics and Special Projects for the Toms River Regional School District was sentenced today to 37 months in prison in connection with a scheme to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to an executive employee of the school district in exchange for his official assistance, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.  

Frank D’Alonzo, 55, of Lavallette previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Garrett E. Brown Jr.  The sentence was imposed today by U.S. District Judge Joel A. Pisano in Trenton federal court.

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