Press Release - Plea of Phillip A. Fabiano
Release Date: May 14, 2019
May 13, 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 May 13, 2019 by Phillip A. Fabiano.
Fabiano, age 40, of Wantage, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a crime of the third degree. Sentencing is presently scheduled for June 27, 2019.
The defendant admitted he was in possession of heroin when found by New York State Police when they were responding to a suspicious vehicle report in Wantage. He was then turned over to New Jersey State Police.
Fabiano was represented by Shaun Russell, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.