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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Sentencing of Zachary Johnson

Release Date: March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Zachary Johnson, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on March 16, 2018.
     Johnson, age 26 of Acworth, Georgia, was sentenced to three years of probation with credit for 53 days of time served.  He was ordered to submit to a TASC evaluation and follow any and all recommendations made from same, submit a DNA sample, complete 75 hours of community service work, and pay fines and fees totaling $1,205.00.  His driver license was ordered suspended for six months.
     He pled guilty on February 5, 2018, to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime.
     The defendant was in possession of heroin on August 31, 2016, in Ogdensburg.
     Johnson was represented by Steven Insley, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Stephanie LaCarrubba.