August 29, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an indictment before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on August 28, 2017, by Carlo S. Spina.
Spina, age 53 of Uniondale, New York, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime. Sentencing is presently anticipated for October 13, 2017.
In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to possessing heroin on September 6, 2016, in Hopatcong.
The case was investigated by Patrolman James Still of the Hopatcong Police Department. Spina was represented by Shaun Morgan Russell, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.