May 10th, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea by Troy R. Leonard to an Accusation before the Honorable N. Peter Conforti, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, N.J.
Leonard, age 31, of Franklin Lakes, N.J. pled guilty to Eight Counts of Sexual Assault, crimes of the second degree and One Count of Health Care Claims Fraud, a crime of the second degree. Leonard admitted to committing acts of sexual contact against 8 patients each under the age of 13 when Leonard was acting as their therapist. He further admitted to billing insurance companies for treatment he didn’t provide.
? This matter was investigated by the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office with assistance from the Bergen and Passaic County Prosecutor’s Offices, the FBI and the New Jersey State Police. Sentencing is presently anticipated for July 15th, 2016.
Leonard was represented by Kevin P. Barry Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Seana Pappas.