3 Arrested In Customs’ ‘Rape Table,’ Hazing Probe At Newark
3 Arrested in Customs’ ‘Rape Table,’ Hazing Probe at Newark
Three Customs and Border Protection officers have been arrested following a bombshell I-Team report exposing allegations of extreme, sexually abusive hazing of colleagues at Newark Airport, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Tito Catota, 38, of Lyndhurst, New Jersey; Parmenio Perez, 40, of Hawthorne, New Jersey; and Michael Papagni, 32, of Staten Island, are charged with forcibly assaulting, impeding, intimidating and interfering with two male customs officers while they were on duty.
All three men appeared in federal court later Wednesday and were freed on $100,000 bond. Attorney information for the men wasn’t immediately available.
A spokesman for Customs and Border Patrol told News 4 in a …