May 2, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an indictment before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on May 2, 2016, by Kyle Lee.
Lee, age 41 of Passaic, pled guilty to Conspiracy, a third degree crime, and Theft, a third degree crime. Sentencing is presently anticipated for September 2, 2016.
In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to conspiring with his co-defendant and agreeing to obtain possession of a check issued to another and to fraudulently convert same to their own use.
The case was investigated by Detective Robert VanderPloeg of the Franklin Borough Police Department.
Lee was represented by Nicole Rizzolo, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.