November 28, 2016
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced that the Sussex County Grand Jury handed up an indictment to the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C., at the courthouse in Newton on November 17, 2016.
The indictment charges Joseph Schreiber, age 35, of Wantage, New Jersey with the fourth degree crime of operating a motor vehicle during a period of license suspension, the third degree crimes of preventing a law enforcement officer from effecting an arrest and possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and the second degree crime of eluding a police or law enforcement officer.
The case was presented to the Grand Jury by Assistant Prosecutor Stephanie LaCarrubba. Arraignment before the Superior Court in Newton will be within the next 6 weeks.
A Grand Jury indictment is a charge only. The defendant is presumed innocent until guilt may be proved at a jury trial.