January 9, 2018
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 January 8, 2018, by Eva Sliker.
Sliker, age 35 of Newton, pled guilty to Resisting Arrest, a fourth degree crime. Sentencing is presently anticipated for March 9, 2018.
On November 30, 2017, the defendant was observed by a Newton police officer who had knowledge of an active arrest warrant for her. The defendant was permitted back into her apartment to provide paperwork relating to the warrant. In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to locking her door, crawling through a window and leaving down the fire escape of an adjacent building to avoid arrest.
The case was investigated by Patrolman J. Flanagan of the Newton Police Department.
Sliker was represented by Shaun Morgan Russell, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.