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Press Release - Sentencing of Austin Puetate
Release Date: June 08, 2018

June 8, 2018
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Austin Puetate, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on June 8, 2018.
     Puetate, age 21, of Bayonne, New York, was sentenced to three (3) years Probation on condition that he maintain full time employment, undergo a TASC evaluation and follow all recommendations, and pay $205 in fines and fees.
     He pled guilty on February 26, 2018, to Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, a crime of the fourth degree. 
     The defendant was involved in a large fight at a Hopatcong home.  When police arrived to break up the fight the defendant, who was intoxicated at the time, assaulted one of the officers.
     Puetate was represented by Alissa Hascup, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.

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