October 16, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an indictment before the Honorable N. Peter Conforti, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 16, 2017, by Carlos Guerrero.
Guerrero, age 24 of Paterson, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime. Sentencing is presently anticipated for December 8, 2017.
On March 5, 2016, the vehicle the defendant was traveling in was stopped for motor vehicle violations. In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to being in possession of heroin.
The case was investigated by Patrolman Thomas Snyder of the Sparta Township Police Department.
Guerrero was represented by Erik Hassing, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Shaina Brenner.