UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
April 18, 2013
MICHAEL TRINGALI, PLAINTIFF
TOWNSHIP OF MANALAPAN, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Joel A. Pisano, U.S.D.J.
This is an action brought by Plaintiff Michael Tringali against Defendants Township of Manalapan, Township of Manalapan Police Department, Detective Leonard Maltese, Detective Thomas Mantle, Detective Kevin Schmidt, ABC Corp. 1-3 and John Does 1-3. Plaintiff alleges that Defendants violated 42 U.S.C. § 1983, 42 U.S.C. § 1986 and the New Jersey Constitution by falsely arresting and imprisoning him in connection with an unjustified charge of conspiracy. Defendants Township of Manalapan, Township of Manalapan Police Department, Detective Leonard Maltese, Detective Thomas Mantle, Detective Kevin Schmidt (collectively, the "Manalapan Defendants") moved to dismiss the Complaint pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6). The Court decides these matters without oral argument pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 78. For the reasons set forth in the accompanying Opinion,
IT IS, on this 18th day of April, 2013,
ORDERED that Defendant's Motion to Dismiss [docket entry no. 4] is GRANTED and Plaintiff's Complaint is DISMISSED.
Joel A. Pisano
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