June 19, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Michael Langan, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on June 16, 2017.
Langan, age 29 of New York, was sentenced to three years of probation which is to be transferred to New York. His driver license was ordered suspended for six months, and he was ordered to complete 50 hours of community service work, submit to a TASC evaluation and follow any and all recommendations made from same, submit a DNA sample at his own expense, and pay fines and fees totaling $1,880.00.
The defendant had eight wax folds of heroin on September 3, 2015, in Sussex Borough. He also failed to turn over heroin to a Hamburg police officer during a motor vehicle stop on August 2, 2015.
He pled guilty on May 1, 2017, to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime, and Failure to Turn Over a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a disorderly persons offense.
Langan was represented by Steven Insley, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.