Alix Antoine, a 37 year old suspended Asbury Park Police Officer and his sister Patricia Louis, a/k/a Patricia Antoine, 43, of Clifton, were indicted by a Monmouth County Grand Jury today on charges related to their scheme that enabled the sister to receive medical benefits she was not entitled to through the Asbury Park Police Department, according to a statement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
Between June 1, 2009 and April 1, 2013 the siblings knowingly made false statements and tampered with public records resulting in Patricia being enrolled in Alix’s Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance policy provided by the Asbury Park PD.
Alix is charged with with one count each of second degree Official Misconduct, Conspiracy to Commit Official Misconduct, Insurance Fraud and third degree Tampering with Public Records. Patricia is charged with one count each of second degree Conspiracy to Commit Official Misconduct and Insurance Fraud.
Alix is free on $150,000 bail which was posted after his arrest last June. Patricia was freed on her own recognizance and order to surrender her passport.
If convicted of Official Misconduct, Alix faces a mandatory sentence of five years in a New Jersey state prison without parole and a maximum sentence of 10 years imprisonment, with a statutorily mandated five-year period of parole ineligibility. He would also be under parole supervision for three years following his release from state prison.
If convicted of any of the second degree offenses, the siblings each face a sentence of up to 10 years in prison on each count. If convicted of the third degree offenses, each would face a sentence of three to five years in prison.