August 3, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced that the Sussex County Grand Jury handed up an indictment to the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C., at the courthouse in Newton on July 28, 2016.
The indictment charges Richard Jarry, age 36, of Newton, New Jersey, with one count of aggravated assault, a third degree crime; one count of terroristic threats, a third degree crime, and one count of possession of a weapon, a third degree crime.
The case was presented to the Grand Jury by Assistant Prosecutor Laura L. Nazzaro. Arraignment before the Superior Court in Newton will be within the next 6 weeks.
A Grand Jury indictment is a charge only. The defendant is presumed innocent until guilt may be proved at a jury trial.