Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # 9
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Narcotics involved
Offender: Sentenced to six months
Patrolman William Cady was struck by a car and killed while on a traffic stop on I-287 at 12:13 am.
During the stop another vehicle, driven by a man who was under the influence of marijuana, struck Patrolman Cady. The suspect was found guilty of death by auto and sentenced to six months in a county work-camp and had his license suspended for six months.
Patrolman Cady was a combat veteran of the Vietnam War and had served with the South Plainfield Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.