November 14, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on November 13, 2017, by Stephen Carpenter.
Carpenter, age 26, of Hopatcong, New Jersey, pled guilty to one (1) count of failure to turn over a controlled dangerous substance, a disorderly persons offense. Sentencing is presently anticipated for January 12, 2018.
Carpenter was represented by Jeffrey S. Katz, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Shaina Brenner.