June 20, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of George Decker, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on June 17, 2016.
Decker, age 26 of Newton, was sentenced to 3 years’ probation, with credit for 15 days’ time served. Decker was ordered to comply with the recommendations of his substance abuse evaluation and ordered to pay restitution and mandatory fines and fees.
He pled guilty on May 10, 2016 to Unlawful Taking of Means of Conveyance, a crime of the third degree.
The defendant admitted to taking his employer’s truck without permission and then crashing it in Hampton Township.
Decker was represented by Janine Cerra, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Shaina Brenner.