April 15, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced that the Sussex County Grand Jury handed up an indictment to the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C., at the courthouse in Newton on April 14, 2016.
The indictment charges Dominick Kopec age 22, of Ridgefield, New Jersey with burglary, a third degree crime and theft, a third degree crime.
The case was presented to the Grand Jury by Assistant Prosecutor Shaina Brenner. Arraignment before the Superior Court in Newton will be within the next 6 weeks.
A Grand Jury indictment is a charge only. The defendant is presumed innocent until guilt may be proved at a jury trial.