Nicholas Beauchene Biography – Nicholas Beauchene Wiki
Nicholas Beauchene is the New Jersey mail carrier who is accused of discarding 99 mail-in ballots in October 2020.
Nicholas Beauchene Age
Nicholas is 26 years old.
Nicholas Beauchene Accused
The U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, said in a press release that Beauchene, 26, was accused of one count of delay, secretion, or detention of mail and one count of obstruction of mail. In total, Beauchene is accused of discarding around 1,875 pieces of mail between October 2 and October 5. The discarded mail was designated for the towns of Orange and West Orange, west of Newark in New Jersey. The attorney’s office said that the mail has been placed back into circulation for delivery.
If convicted on all charges, Beauchene could face up to five years in prison and ends of up to $ 255,000.
Online records show that in the 2016 presidential election, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton defeated President Donald Trump by 9,298 votes to 421 in Orange and by 16,757 to 5,201 in West Orange.
On October 5, the New Jersey Globe, a website founded by Jared Kushner-ally Ken Kurson, according to Politico, first reported on the missing mail in Orange and West Orange on October 5. West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi told the Globe, “We haven’t heard from the post office yet. I think we should have heard about this from the post office and not from the media. ” The website’s article quoted multiple officials from the area expressing anger about the lack of transparency from the post office over the missing mail.
Who is Nicholas Beauchene?
Harold Dinger, a man who found some of the mail that was allegedly discarded by Beauchene, told CBS New York, “To have that all go in the trash like that was, in my mind, really ridiculous. The ballots are the ballots. The election is the election. It is what it is. But these people have legal notices and checks and God knows what they’re expecting. ” Another man who said that his election ballot was among the discarded mail, said that he has since received his ballot through the mail.
Nicholas Beauchene Facebook, LinkedIn
According to his LinkedIn page, Beauchene formerly worked as a maintenance worker at a retirement community in Whiting, New Jersey. On his Facebook page, Beauchene lists Kearny, New Jersey as his hometown and says that he is a graduate of Kearny High School. During his time in high school, Beauchene was a baseball prodigy. His coach, Frank Bifulco, told The Kearny Observer in 2012, “He’s the kind of kid that you know exactly how he feels. He wears his emotions on his sleeve. He doesn’t like losing and he lets you know it. He wants to perform so well all the time. ” Bifulco also said, “Nick is always going to be Nick. He marches to his own drummer. ” According to the article, Beauchene was being courted by Caldwell College and New Jersey City University.
Nicholas Beauchene Family, Wife, Children
Beauchene was married in March 2020 and has one child with his wife.
Nicholas Beauchene in Politics
A search of Beauchene and his wife’s Facebook page showed no political posts that were publicly viewable and no posts relating to either President Donald Trump or Vice President Joe Biden. There was no motive for Beauchene’s alleged crimes listed in his criminal complaint.
The approximately 1,875 pieces of discarded mail was recovered from trash dumpsters in North Arlington and West Orange on Oct. 2, and Oct. 5., prosecutors said. It had been scheduled to be delivered to addresses on certain postal routes in Orange and West Orange.
Accused of Discarding Voting Ballots in New Jersey
In addition to the election ballots for residents in West Orange, prosecutors said 276 campaign flyers from candidates for the West Orange Council and for the school board also were recovered.
Prosecutors said Beauchene was the only mail carrier assigned to deliver to the addresses on the delivery dates.
The recovered mail was placed back into the mail stream for delivery.