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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Indictment of Hyojia Moore

Release Date: February 23, 2018

February 21, 2018
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced that the Sussex County Grand Jury handed up an indictment to the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C., at the courthouse in Newton on February 15, 2018. 
     The indictment charges Hyojia Moore age 72 of Sparta, New Jersey with the fourth degree crime of Contempt. 
     The case was presented to the Grand Jury by Assistant Prosecutor Brent Rafuse.  Arraignment before the Superior Court in Newton will be within the next 6 weeks.
     A Grand Jury indictment is a charge only.  The defendant is presumed innocent until guilt may be proved at a jury trial.