2 with ties to Mayor William Lantigua indicted
Former aide, police official both face political corruption charges
Essex County prosecutors say that a grand jury has returned indictments against two officials associated with controversial Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua. Deputy Police Chief Melix Bonilla and former chief of staff Lenny Degnan will face political corruption charges, including conspiracy and initiation of a bribe. Reached this afternoon by phone, Degnan declined to comment. Bonilla could not be immediately reached for comment.