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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Sentencing of Shayne DiVito

Release Date: January 19, 2018

PRESS RELEASE
 
 
January 18, 2018
 
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Shayne DiVito, who appeared before the Honorable Michael E. Hubner, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on January 18, 2018.
 
     DiVito, age 21, of Wantage, was sentenced to three (3) terms of Probation, three years each, to run concurrent and a six month loss of his driver’s license.  He must also submit a DNA sample and pay $1,522.00 in court fines and fees.
 
     He pled guilty on December 1, 2017 to third degree Possession CDS, third degree Burglary and fourth degree Resisting Arrest. 
 
     The defendant entered the residence of the Newton victim without her permission.  When caught by police he resisted arrest and was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
 
     DiVito was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Rachelle Jones.
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