December 6, 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 December 5, 2016 by Kyle Pelt.
Pelt, age 37, of Newton pled guilty to the third degree crime of possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Sentencing is presently anticipated for January 20, 2017.
He admitted to possessing heroin on June 16, 2016 in the Town of Newton. The matter was investigated by the Sussex County Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force.
Pelt was represented by Nicole Rizzolo, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Jerome P. Neidhardt.