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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Sentencing of Melissa Floystad

Release Date: February 14, 2018

February 13, 2018
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Melissa Floystad, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on February 9, 2018.
     Floystad, age 48, of Dingmans Ferry, PA, was sentenced to three (3) years in New Jersey State Prison to run concurrent with any sentence now being served in Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, with credit for ninety-five (95) days already served.  She must also pay $1,205.00 in court fines and fees.          
     She pled guilty on December 19, 2017, to third degree Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. 
     The defendant was found to be in possession of heroin as a result of a motor vehicle stop by New Jersey State Police.
     Floystad was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.