Archive for Thursday, February 12, 2009

Impersonator sentenced

February 12, 2009


— A New Jersey man who authorities say scammed businesses by claiming he was New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Thirty-year-old Ryan Ward of Toms River looks a lot like the Yankee. He entered the plea Wednesday in Belmar Municipal Court and was fined $2,518. He also must serve two years’ probation.


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