Mother, Brother, Buddy Belcher, Dale Jones, Coburn, Nicholas Scalera

Defendant John "Buddy" Belcher appears in court with his mother and brother and his attorney, public defender Dale Jones. Belcher, a guard, was charged with smuggling a gun into the Essex County Jail, which inmates used in an 1980 escape attempt that resulted in a siege. Prosecutor Donald S. Coburn and Judge Nicholas Scalera are also depicted.

Date: 

1980

Size: 

33.75 x 43

Subjects: 

Collection Information

Box: 

21

Folder: 

92

Identifier: 

2288