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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of David Washer

Release Date: April 02, 2019

PRESS RELEASE
 
 
April 1, 2019
 
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an accusation before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on April 1, 2019, by David Washer.
 
     Washer, age 34 of Paterson, pled guilty to Shoplifting, a fourth degree crime.  Sentencing is presently anticipated for May 17, 2019.
 
     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to taking merchandise from the Newton Weis on January 10, 2019, without paying. 
 
     The case was investigated by Ptl. Russell Post of the Newton Police Department.
 
     Washer was represented by Steven Insley, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.
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