October 24, 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 23, 2017 by Michael Davenport.
Davenport, age 23, of Ogdensburg, pled guilty to Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, a crime of the third degree, and a Violation of Probation. Sentencing is presently scheduled for December 8, 2017.
The defendant admitted to hitting the victim over the head with a beer bottle causing injury after a dispute at the Fountain Square Inn in Sussex.
Davenport was represented by Shaun Russell, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.