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Press Release - Plea of Janice Davis
Release Date: May 03, 2017


May 1, 2017
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to accusations before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on April 25, 2017, by Janice Davis.

     Davis, age 37 of Andover, pled guilty to six counts of Burglary, a third degree crime; Fraudulent Use of a Credit card, a third degree crime; two counts of Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, a third degree crime; and Receiving Stolen Property, a fourth degree crime.   Sentencing is presently anticipated for June 9, 2017.

     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted complicity in entering two vehicles in Newton on December 8, 2016, and to using a stolen credit card to purchase items at the Newton Quick Chek.  She also admitted that she and her co-defendant agreed to enter a vehicle in Andover Boro on December 12, 2016, and three vehicles in Andover Township on December 17 and 18, 2016.  Defendant also admitted to receiving property that she knew was stolen on December 18, 2016, in Andover Township.

     The cases were investigated by Detective Sergeant Thomas Muller of the Newton Police Department, Trooper J. Celi of the New Jersey State Police, and Officer E. Diklich of the Andover Police Department.

     Davis was represented by Steven Insley, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.

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