Harrison woman pleads not guilty in pizza harassment case

The woman who allegedly sent unwanted pizzas to Harrison Mayor Joan Walsh pleaded not guilty in court this morning. The woman, former town democratic district leader Maria Polera, is accused of sending the pizzas to Walsh's home for over a year. She reportedly placed all her orders with a blocked number, and hid her car around the corner from the home so she could confirm the deliveries. According to Walsh, as many as four pies would be delivered on any given night. Ronald Bianci, the orginial judge on the case, stepped aside from his position in August. Town Justice Marc Lust is now presiding over the trial. Polera pleaded not guilty to one count of harassment and six counts of theft of service.Harrison mayor: Identity of alleged prankster a shock

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