December 15, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Kenneth Wildrick, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on December 15, 2017.
Wildrick, age 54 of Newton, NJ, was sentenced to 5 years probation, 335 days jail credit, ordered to complete a TASC evaluation and follow the recommendations, ordered to pay $3,350.00 in restitution, and ordered to pay mandatory fines and fees.
Wildrick pled guilty to one (1) count of Criminal Mischief, a fourth degree offense, one (1) count of Criminal Trespass, a fourth degree offense, one (1) count of Theft, a disorderly persons offense and one (1) count of Harassment, a petty disorderly persons offense.
On May 15, 2016, Wildrick was arrested for stalking and harassment after screaming at his ex-girlfriend and following her to work. On June 29, 2016, Wildrick was arrested for criminal mischief after damaging a vehicle by pouring water in the gas tank. On January 12, 2017, Wildrick was arrested for burglary and theft after entering a residence he was not invited to enter and removing items.
Wildrick was represented by Jeffrey M. Patti, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Laura Nazzaro.