October 5, 2017
Michael Kaprosch was convicted on October 4, 2017, of Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Mischief, all third degree crimes, after a jury trial presided over by the Honorable William J. McGovern III.
The jury found that on various dates during the months of July and August 2016, Kaprosch entered the Newton National Guard Armory on South Park Drive and removed copper piping and radiators, causing damage to the building and its equipment in excess of $2,000.00 in the process. The jury further found that Kaprosch took the copper piping and radiators to George’s Salvage where he sold the items for $1,489.15.
The case was investigated by Detective Steve VanNieuwland, Detective Thomas Muller, Patrolman Joseph D’Annible and Patrolman Thomas Tosti of the Newton Police Department and Detective Dean Voris of the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Kaprosch was represented by Steven Insley, Esq., and Shaun Morgan Russell, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.