Brian Aiken to be Home for Christmas

Please see below the signed commutation order for Brian Aitken, signed by Governor Christie at 4:30 pm today.


WHEREAS, Brian D. Aitken was convicted of Possession of Dum-Dum Bullets in the Fourth Degree in violation of N.J.S.A 2C:39-3(f)(l), Possession of Large Capacity Ammunition Magazine in the Fourth Degree in violation of N.J.S.A 2C:39-3(j), and Unlawful Possession of a Handgun in the Second Degree in violation of N.J.S.A 2C:39-5(b) in the Superior Court, Law Division (Criminal), Burlington County, New Jersey, and was sentenced on August 27, 2010 under Indictment No. 09-03-00217-1 to a seven-year term of imprisonment with a three-year mandatory minimum; and
WHEREAS, the said Brian D. Aitken, caused to be made a written application to the Governor for a Commutation of Sentence for the aforesaid crimes of which he was convicted, and the State Parole Board, upon request of the Governor in accordance with the law, has made an investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning said application for a Commutation of Sentence;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHRIS CHRISTIE, Governor of the State of New Jersey by virtue of the authority conferred upon me by the Constitution of New Jersey and the statutes of this State, do hereby grant to the said Brian D. Aitken, a commutation of the aforesaid sentence to time sewed, and satisfied on December 20,2010.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that Brian D. Aitken’s release from the custody of the New Jersey Department of Corrections be effected as soon as administratively possible, or within a reasonable period to allow for release processing pursuant to customary policy and procedure. ,
This Order is subject to revocation at any time, at the discretion of the Governor, without notice.

Published in: on December 21, 2010 at 3:30 am  Leave a Comment  
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