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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Raymond J. Dziadul

Release Date: June 13, 2022


June 10, 2022

     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an accusation before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on June 10, 2022 by Raymond J. Dziadul.

     Dziadul, age 42, of Stanhope, pled guilty to Assault by Auto, a crime of the fourth degree in addition to a Driving While Intoxicated motor vehicle offense.  Sentencing is presently scheduled for July 29, 2022 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C.                          

     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to driving under the influence of alcohol which subsequently led to a motor vehicle accident in which a pedestrian was struck and injured. He was simultaneously sentenced on the DWI charge to four months loss of license, nine months of interlock following the suspension, twelve hours of Intoxicated Driver Resource Center, and $689.00 in fines/fees.

     Dziadul was represented by Carl Zoecklein, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.