July 31, 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 27, 2017.
The indictment charges Tyron Singleton age 28 of Newton, New Jersey with the third degree crimes of terroristic threats and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and the fourth degree crime of unlawful possession of a weapon.
The case was presented to the Grand Jury by Assistant Prosecutor Stephanie LaCarrubba. 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.