October 4, 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 October 3, 2016 by William Nielson-DeWitt.
Nielson-DeWitt, age 36, of Highland Lakes, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a crime of the third degree. Sentencing is presently scheduled for November 18, 2016.
The defendant admitted that he was in possession of Heroin when Vernon Police were serving an arrest warrant on him regarding another matter.
Nielson-DeWitt was represented by Leanne Healy, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.