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Press Release - Plea of Charles Burbeng

Release Date: April 22, 2021



April 21, 2021

     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an indictment before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on April 20, 2021, by Charles Burbeng. 

     Burbeng, age 28 of Jersey City, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime, and to Driving While Suspended, a motor vehicle offense.  Sentencing is presently anticipated for June 3, 2021.

     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to being in possession of methamphetamine tablets and driving while his driver license was suspended on January 25, 2019, in Montague Township.  

     The case was investigated by Tpr. J.C. Rodriguez of the New Jersey State Police.

     Burbeng was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.