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Press Release - Sentencing of Michael Soriano

Release Date: October 08, 2021

October 8, 2021
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Michael Soriano who appeared before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 7, 2021.
     Soriano, age 26, of Hillsdale, was sentenced to five (5) years Probation to run coterminous with a Drug Court sentence in Bergen County.  Along with the standard conditions of Probation he must also submit a DNA sample and pay $205.00 in court fines and fees.  
     He pled guilty on September 2, 2012, to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a crime of the third degree.
     The defendant was in possession of several folds of Heroin when found by Sparta Police, who were responding to a report of a person possibly under the influence at Anderson Farms.  
     Soriano was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.