The police chief in Rockaway Beach, Bobby Carpenter, made his initial court appearance today.
Carpenter was charged with Misuse Of Official Information By A Public Servant last month. Authorities allege that Carpenter used a MULES report in June, (information that is supposed to only available to law enforcers,) to show the mayor someones criminal record.
Carpenter's attorney, Joe Passanise, waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty to the misdemeanor charge on his clients behalf.
Carpenter's next scheduled court date is December 2nd.