March 22, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an accusation before the Honorable N. Peter Conforti, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on March 22, 2017 by Brianne Lutz.
Lutz, age 34, of Newton, pled guilty to 3rd degree Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, third degree Receiving Stolen Property, 4th degree Receiving Stolen Property. Sentencing is presently scheduled for April 19, 2017.
The defendant admitted that in May of 2016 she was in receipt of various items taken in home burglaries in Green and Fredon by a co-defendant. She also admitted that in January when she was a passenger involved in a motor vehicle stop by Sparta Police she was in possession of Heroin.
Lutz was represented by Leanne Healy, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.