Former fire commissioner goes to jail

June 27, 2008 12:46:45 PM PDT
The former fire commissioner in Little Egg Harbor Township, Ocean County, is going to jail. Woodrow Nelson, Jr. of Absecon has been sentenced to three years in a state prison for stealing $1600 in raffle ticket proceeds.

Nelson, age 50, admitted to stealing the funds meant to benefit the Mystic Island Volunteer Fire Company.

He used the money for his own personal benefit