February 14, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Paul Murch, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on February 8, 2017.
Murch, age 21, of Parsippany, was sentenced to three years Probation on condition that he serve 364 days in the Keogh-Dwyer Correctional Facility and six month loss of his driver’s license. He must also pay $1,081.00 in fines and fees.
He pled guilty on December 14, 2016, to third degree Eluding and various motor vehicle offenses.
In November of 2015 Andover Police attempted to pull him over for speeding. He ignored police and continued riding his motorcycle into Newton. He eventually stopped the bike and tried to flee on foot when he was apprehended by police.
Murch was represented by Daniel Marchese, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.