August 2, 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 August 1, 2016, by Keith Mackerley.
Mackerley, age 33 of Port Jervis, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime. Sentencing is presently anticipated for September 9, 2016.
On June 4, 2016, he was stopped by a New Jersey State Trooper for a motor vehicle offense. In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to having crack cocaine.
The case was investigated by Trooper E. Gonzalo of the New Jersey State Police.
Mackerley was represented by Leanne Healy, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.