December 12, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Michael A. Davenport, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on December 8, 2017.
Davenport, age 31, of Ogdensburg, was sentenced to four (4) years New Jersey State Prison. He must also submit a DNA sample and pay $205.00 in court fines and fees.
He pled guilty on October 23, 2017, to third degree Aggravated Assault and a Violation of Probation.
During a dispute at the Fountain Square Inn in Sussex, the defendant punched and hit the victim over the head with a beer bottle causing injuries to the victim.
Davenport was represented by Shaun Russell, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Magdalen Czykier.