March 13, 2018
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on March 12, 2018, by Tyasia Hayward.
Hayward, age 21, of Brooklyn, New York, pled guilty to one (1) count of Conspiracy to Commit Forgery, a third degree crime and one (1) count of Uttering Currency, a third degree crime. On April 15, 2017, Hayward entered the Quick Check in Newton and used a fake $100 bill to make a purchase. Sentencing is presently anticipated for April 27, 2018.
Hayward was represented by Janine Cerra, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Shaina Brenner.