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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Brett Cimmons

Release Date: August 06, 2019

PRESS RELEASE
 
 
August 6, 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 August 5, 2019 by Brett Cimmons.
 
     Cimmons, age 37, of Hamburg, pled guilty to Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, a crime of the fourth degree. 
Sentencing is presently scheduled for September 20, 2019.
 
     The defendant admitted to being in possession of a Smith & Wesson pocket knife when Hardyston Police responded to a verbal altercation between the defendant and another individual. 
 
     Cimmons was represented by Charles O’Connell, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.

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