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Press Release - Sentencing of Damien S. Stefancik

Release Date: October 08, 2021

October 6, 2021
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Damien S. Stefancik, who appeared before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 6, 2021.
     Stefancik, age 34, of Hewitt, was sentenced to three years New Jersey State Prison.  He must also not have any contact with the victim, register for Megan’s law, and he will be under parole supervision for life
     He pled guilty on December 16, 2020, to Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a crime of the third degree.
     The defendant engaged in sexual conduct with a minor over an online video chat and social media.
     Stefancik was represented by Alissa Hascup, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.