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Press Release - Sentencing of Matthew Fletcher
Release Date: January 10, 2017


January 9, 2017
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Matthew Fletcher, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on January 6, 2017.

     Fletcher, age 25 of Newton, NJ, was sentenced to three (3) years of probation.  Fletcher was also ordered to pay mandatory fines and fees.

     Fletcher pled guilty on November 15, 2016 to one (1) count of Throwing Bodily Fluid at a law enforcement officer, a fourth degree offense and one (1) count of Simple Assault, a disorderly persons offense.

     On August 4, 2016, Fletcher was arrested following a domestic dispute.

     Fletcher was represented by Robert L. Klingenburg, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Stephanie C. LaCarrubba.


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