June 27, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an accusation before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on June 27, 2016, by Kevin Acosta.
Acosta, age 20 of Clifton, pled guilty to Attempted Criminal Trespass, a fourth degree crime. Sentencing is presently anticipated for August 12, 2016.
In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to attempting to enter two Hopatcong residences on May 19, 2016, without privilege to do so.
The case was investigated by Patrolman Lotito of the Hopatcong Police Department.
Acosta was represented by Steven Insley, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.