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Press Release - Sentencing of Carl Lewis

Release Date: October 08, 2021

October 7, 2021
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Carl Lewis, who appeared before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Virtual Courtroom in Newton on October 7, 2021.
     Lewis, age 61, of Shawnee, PA, was sentenced to two years non-custodial Probation. He also has to complete one-hundred hours of community service, maintain employment, complete a TASC and Mental Health evaluation, submit a DNA sample, pay fines totaling $280.00 including a $25.00 monthly Probation supervision fee and comply with any and all recommendations. 
     He pled guilty on July 28, 2021, to Conspiracy to Commit Insurance Fraud, a crime of the third degree and a Disorderly Persons charge of Theft.
     The defendant admitted to Conspiring with two co-defendants to commit Insurance Fraud. Lewis removed a vehicle from one of their homes so the co-defendant could file a stolen vehicle claim with his insurance company.     
     Lewis was represented by John C. Grey, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Sally Anne Monkemeier.