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Press Release - Plea of John Ortiz
Release Date: October 17, 2016


October 12, 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 11, 2016 by John Ortiz.

     Ortiz, age 23, of Sparta pled guilty to the fourth degree crime of conspiracy to distribute a controlled dangerous substance.   Sentencing is presently anticipated for November 18, 2016.

     He admitted to conspiring with another individual in the distribution of marijuana on December 19, 2015 in Byram Township.  The matter was investigated by Byram Detective Tierney.

     Ortiz was represented by Leanne Healy, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Jerome P. Neidhardt.


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