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Press Release - Sentencing of Deanna Helwani Wassmer
Release Date: May 20, 2021
May 20, 2021
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Deanna Helwani Wassmer, who appeared before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on May 20, 2021.
Wassmer, age 27 of West Milford, was sentenced to two years of probation. She was ordered to submit to a TASC evaluation and follow any and all recommendations made from same, continue intensive outpatient treatment, provide a DNA sample and pay fines and fees totaling $1,205.00.
She pled guilty on March 30, 2021, to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime.
The defendant was in possession of heroin on October 25, 2020, in Sandyston Township.
Wassmer was represented by Elizabeth Smith, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.