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 John Seeger, age 54, of Stockholm, New Jersey, with one count of possession of a weapon, a third degree crime; one count of terroristic threats, a third degree crime; one count of violation of certain person(s) not to have a weapon, a third degree crime; one count of violation of an Amended Restraining Order entered under the provisions of the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, a fourth degree crime; one count of obstruction of law, a fourth degree crime; one count of aggravated assault, a fourth degree crime; and one count of prohibited weapons, a fourth 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.