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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Christopher R. Vincent

Release Date: February 28, 2018

February 27, 2018

     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an accusation before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on February 27, 2018 by Christopher R. Vincent.
     Vincent, age 23, of Hopatcong, pled guilty to third degree Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer.  Sentencing is presently scheduled for April 27, 2018.
     The defendant admitted when Hopatcong Police officers were speaking with him regarding an earlier investigation he assaulted them while being placed under arrest. Vincent admitted to kicking the officers and spitting at them. 
     Vincent was represented by David Nufrio, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.