September 8, 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 September 8, 2016 by Amanda Knight.
Knight, age 29, of Franklin pled guilty to the third degree crime of distribution of a controlled dangerous substance and child abuse-Title 9. Sentencing is presently anticipated for September 30, 2016.
She admitted to selling heroin on November 17, 2015, in the Borough of Franklin, to an individual cooperating with the Sussex County Guns, Gangs and Narcotics Task Force while her child was present in the vehicle.
Knight was represented by John Robertson, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Jerome P. Neidhardt.