September 19, 2017
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 September 18, 2017, by Gines Rodriguez, III.
Rodriguez, age 45, of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, pled guilty to one (1) count of Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, a second degree crime and one (1) count of Simple Assault, a disorderly persons offense. Sentencing is presently anticipated for October 27, 2017.
Rodriguez was represented by David Nufrio, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Stephanie C. LaCarrubba.