Raymar Lecky's friends speak out against two West Orange officers while mother demands they be fired.
About a dozen of Raymar Lecky's friends and family attended Tuesday evening's Township Council meeting in reaction to the West Orange cops who allegedly made light of Lecky's killing on Facebook. West Orange police officers, Sgt. William Mango and Officer Karen Roach, allegedly commented that Lecky was a gang member and a drug dealer, which violated the township's social media policy. Two of Lecky's friends spoke out against the two cops involved while Lecky's mother, Jean Lecky, demanded the firing of the officers at the meeting. “These two officers are still [on duty] with this [unfortunate] mentality,” said Arron Tucker, a friend of the Lecky’s. “I lived in Newark… and it’s no joke what’s going on there. I’ve been a bystander to [more…
NJ.com: Jean Lecky assured by West Orange Council President Victor Cirilo township would make an example of police behavior.
Tuesday, February 5
The president of the West Orange Township Council Tuesday night assured the mother of a slain 22-year-old West Orange man "an example would be set" after two West Orange police officers allegedly discussed the death on Facebook, a violation of township social media policy. Council President Victor Cirilo told Raymar Lecky's mother Jean, "I am very confident we will deal with it in the right way," after Lecky told council members to deal seriously with the Facebook comments allegedly made by West Orange Sgt. William Mango and Officer Karen Roach and demanded the officers be fired, according to a NJ.com report. Both officers' behavior remains under internal affairs investigation after comments posted on Facebook questioned whether Lecky …