June 28, 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 Richard Decker.
Decker, age 58, of Sparta, pled guilty to 4th degree Driving While Suspended for a 2nd or Subsequent DWI, a crime of the fourth degree. Sentencing is presently scheduled for September 2, 2016.
The defendant admitted that his license was suspended for the second or subsequent time when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident in Hopatcong in January.
Decker was represented by Leanne Healy, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.