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Middle Township Officer Arrested for Witness Tampering

August 26, 2021

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief Paul Skill of the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office announce the arrest of Joshua Bryan, a 39 year old Sergeant from the Middle Township Police Department for Witness Tampering.

On July 21, 2021, Bryan was arrested and charged by the Prosecutor’s Office with two counts of Witness Tampering, both crimes of the third degree.* Bryan was released on a summons pending Court proceedings.

Bryan is currently suspended without pay from the Middle Township Police Department pending the resolution of these charges in Court.

Prosecutor Sutherland advises a person convicted of a third degree crime is subject to a term of imprisonment of 3 to 5 years in New Jersey State Prison.

Prosecutor Sutherland advises this is an on-going investigation and urges anyone who may have additional information relating to this investigation to contact the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1135, or report it anonymously through the Cape May County Sheriff’s Tip Line at cmcsheriff.net and click on anonymous tip, or through the Cape May County Crime Stoppers, 609-889-3597.

*Any charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless he is proven guilty.