August 2, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an indictment before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on August 1, 2016, by Jason Morse.
Morse, age 36 of Ogdensburg, pled guilty to Theft, a fourth degree crime. Sentencing is presently anticipated for September 30, 2016.
On January 22, 2016, a generator was taken from a residence in Sparta. In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to taking the generator.
The case was investigated by Detective Jeffrey McCarrick of the Sparta Township Police Department.
Morse was represented by Leanne Healy, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.