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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Sean Elkowich

Release Date: June 12, 2018

June 12, 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 June 11, 2018, by Sean Elkowich.
     Elkowich, age 52 of Sussex, pled guilty to Shoplifting and Conspiracy, both third degree crimes.  Sentencing is presently anticipated for July 27, 2018.
     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted complicity in taking merchandise from the Hampton Walmart on January 27, 2018, without paying.
     The case was investigated by Tpr. J. Celi of the New Jersey State Police. 
     Elkowich was represented by Shaun Morgan Russell, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.