September 20, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Charles Taylor, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 13, 2017.
Taylor, age 31, of Hamburg, was sentenced to an extension of his probation term to a full 4 Years. He must also serve 364 days in the Keogh-Dwyer Correctional Facility with credit for 97 days. As conditions of probation, he must attend substance abuse meetings five times a week and obtain a sponsor, he must undergo a TASC evaluation and follow all recommendations, letter of apology to the victim, submit a DNA sample, undergo random urine monitoring, and pay all court fines and fees.
He pled guilty on July 31, 2017, to two counts of third degree Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card as well as a violation of probation.
The defendant made several purchases at various locations using a credit card that did not belong to him.
Taylor was represented by David Nufrio, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald Cox.