October 16, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Carlo Spina, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 13, 2017.
Spina, age 53 of Uniondale, New York, was sentenced to three years of probation. He was ordered to attend AA/NA meetings twice a week, complete 50 hours of community service work, and pay fines and fees totaling $1,205.00. He must submit to a TASC evaluation at Probation’s discretion.
He pled guilty on August 28, 2017, to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime. The defendant was in possession of heroin on September 6, 2016, in Hopatcong.
Spina was represented by Shaun Morgan Russell, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.