March 7, 2017
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 March 6, 2017 by Jessica Cillaroto.
Cillaroto, age 24, of Newton, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a crime of the third degree. Sentencing is presently scheduled for April 21, 2017.
The defendant admitted she was in possession of Cocaine when she and a co-defendant were found by police. Franklin Police were responding to a suspicious vehicle that had been parked at the end of a road, in a wooded area, for over an hour and found the defendant and co-defendant in the vehicle.
Cillaroto was represented by Michael Justice, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.