October 21, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of John Prescott before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 18, 2016.
Prescott, age 44, of Andover, New Jersey, was sentenced to 9 years in State prison subject to the No Early Release Act with 3 years of parole supervision, no contact with the victim, $100 VCCA, $75 SNSF, $30 Leotef, $13,251.13 restitution and credit for time served (558 days).
He pled guilty on June 13, 2016, to one count of Aggravated Assault, a second degree crime.
Prescott was represented by Heather J. Darling, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Laura L. Nazzaro.