July 12, 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 July 11, 2016, by Nora Lake.
Lake, age 56 of Hamburg, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime. Sentencing is presently anticipated for August 26, 2016.
In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to unlawfully possessing Xanax on February 16, 2016, in Hardyston Township.
The case was investigated by Detectives Masters and White of the Hardyston Township Police Department.
Lake was represented by John McDermott Jr., Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.