Trooper Charged in Gambling Case Heading to Court
As reported by the Canadian Press: "A state trooper charged with running a massive gambling ring with retired hockey star Rick Tocchet and another man is due in court tomorrow, his lawyer says. "Craig Mitnick would not say yesterday why his client, James Harney, will be in New Jersey Superior Court, only that he is scheduled to appear before a judge in Mount Holly. "Tocchet, Harney and James Ulmer were charged in February with running a gambling ring. The story rocked the hockey world when authorities said that Janet Jones, the wife of Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky, and several current National Hockey League players placed bets with the ring. None of the alleged bettors have been charged, but some were expected to be called to testify before a grand jury looking into the case..."