October 3, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Bradley Witten, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on September 30, 2016.
Witten, age 22 of Stockholm, was sentenced to two years non-custodial probation and to follow/complete outstanding PTI conditions. He received 30 days’ jail credit. He was ordered to complete 150 hours of community service work, submit to a TASC evaluation and comply with any and all recommendations, submit to random urine screenings, submit a DNA sample at his own expense, write a letter of apology to the victim, make restitution of $1,000.00, and pay fines and fees of $155.00.
He pled guilty on August 1, 2016, to Theft, a third degree crime.
The defendant took a crossbow from a barn in Hardyston Township in November of 2015.
Witten was represented by Janine Cerra, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Sally Anne Monkemeier.