December 21, 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 19, 2016 by Thomas J. Scott.
Scott, age 29, of Hamburg, pled guilty to Assault by Auto, a crime of the fourth degree and Reckless Driving.
Sentencing is presently scheduled for February 3, 2017.
The defendant admitted to driving recklessly and crossing over the double yellow lines on Route 23 in Franklin, causing a motor vehicle accident in June, 2016. The driver of the other vehicle sustained serious injuries from the crash.
Scott was represented by Peter Gilbreth, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.