December 13, 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 12, 2016 by Asha Alvarez.
Alvarez, age 26, of New York, New York, pled guilty to third degree Uttering/Forgery/Counterfeit. Sentencing is presently scheduled for February 3, 2017.
The defendant admitted to using four counterfeit $100.00 bills to pay for merchandise at Walmart in Hampton Township.
Alvarez was represented by Steven Insley, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.