July 20, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced that the Sussex County Grand Jury handed up an indictment to the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C., at the courthouse in Newton on July 13, 2017.
The indictment charges Carmine Fenison, age 20, of Brooklyn, New York with the third degree crimes of unauthorized practice of medicine and surgery or podiatric medicine and attempting to obtain CDS by fraud, and the fourth degree crime of possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
The case was presented to the Grand Jury by Assistant Prosecutor Nikoletta Agouras. Arraignment before the Superior Court in Newton will be within the next 6 weeks.
A Grand Jury indictment is a charge only. The defendant is presumed innocent until guilt may be proved at a jury trial.