October 4, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an indictment before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 4, 2016, by Nelson Jimenez.
Jimenez, age 27 of Newton, pled guilty to Driving While License is Suspended for Second or Subsequent Driving While Intoxicated violation, a fourth degree crime. Sentencing is presently anticipated for January 6, 2017.
On November 19, 2015, New Jersey State Police were dispatched to a single car motor vehicle accident in Hampton Township. In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and while his license was suspended for a prior driving while intoxicated violation.
The case was investigated by Trooper R. C. Bowness of the New Jersey State Police. Jimenez was represented by Daniel Marchese, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.