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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Sentencing of Erika Arcila

Release Date: February 26, 2019

PRESS RELEASE
 
 
February 22, 2019
 
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Erika Arcila, who appeared before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on February 22, 2019.
 
     Arcila, age 28, of Branchville, was sentenced 180 days in the Keogh Dwyer Correctional Facility, 3 years’ Probation upon release, TASC evaluation, drug monitoring and 25 hours of community service. In addition, Arcila is ordered to pay $373.00 in fines and fees. 
 
     She pled guilty on January 17,2019, to two counts of Driving While Suspended, both fourth degree offenses.
 
     On April 18, 2018, upon being pulled over for a routine motor vehicle stop in Andover, Arcila admitted to Andover Law Enforcement that she was driving without a driver’s license and that her New Jersey Driver’s License was suspended.
 
     On November 29, 2018, while driving on a suspended license, Arcila was apprehended by Sussex County Sheriff’s Officer, Det. Sgt. Scott Haggerty on a warrant for her arrest.
 
     Arcila was represented by Shaun Russell, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Shaina Brenner.
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