PLAINFIELD — News 12 New Jersey’s Walt Kane followed up on our report about Plainfield’s public safety director, who received a three day suspension after he was caught making arrangements on his city computer for an erotic massage.
Martin Hellwig also allegedly used a police vehicle to drive to the male prostitute’s house in North Jersey while on duty.
Kane confirmed the legitimacy of documents purported to be a police report and copies of e-mail messages between Hellwig and the alleged hooker, Jason Taylor.
Hellwig refused to say much when Kane confronted him at a City Council meeting, but he did deny being suspended because he “solicited a prostitute with a city computer on city time.”
Officially, the public safety director was suspended for misusing city equipment.
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