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Bridgegate Defendants Guilty as Charged

Two former Christie associates face a total of nearly 90 years in prison

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Credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni (left) and Gov. Chris Christie talk at World Trade Center site, September 11, 2013

A jury has found two former top employees of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie guilty on all counts for shutting down access lanes to the George Washington Bridge to punish a Christie foe.

Former Port Authority deputy executive director Bill Baroni and former Christie deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly were found guilty of conspiracy, misapplication of public resources, and fraud.

The two face sentences of up to 86 years in prison. The sentencing has been scheduled for February 21, 2017.

Read the full story on WNYC News, a content partner of NJ Spotlight.

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