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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea & Sentencing of Ernest Babcock

Release Date: April 12, 2018

April 10, 2018
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea and sentence before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on April 9, 2018, by Ernest Babcock.
     Babcock, age 50, of Andover, New Jersey, pled guilty to one (1) count of Criminal Mischief, a disorderly persons offense. On January 30, 2018, Babcock broke the windows of his wife’s car causing $2,500.00 worth of damage. Babcock was sentenced to one (1) year probation and to pay mandatory fines and fees.
     Babcock was represented by Jeffrey Katz, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Stephanie C. LaCarrubba.