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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Jason G. Slater

Release Date: April 02, 2019

PRESS RELEASE
 
 
April 2, 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 Jason G. Slater.
 
     Slater, age 35, of Neptune, pled guilty to Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer, a crime of the fourth degree.  Sentencing is presently scheduled for May 14, 2019.
 
     The defendant admitted calling Hopatcong Police Department and impersonating a Sheriff’s Officer from Bergen County to find out if there was an active arrest warrant for him.
 
     Slater was represented by Steven Insley, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.

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