October 11, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an accusation before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 10, 2017 by Mark Garrera.
Garrera, age 26, of Franklin, pled guilty to Unlawful Taking by Means of Conveyance, a crime of the fourth degree. He also pled guilty to Failure to Turn Over CDS. Sentencing is presently scheduled for December 1, 2017.
The defendant admitted that he, along with a co-defendant, obtained a vehicle without the consent of the owner. The pair was later found by Franklin Police Department in possession of the vehicle as well as Suboxone.
Garrera was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.