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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Nicole A. Okken

Release Date: February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018

     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an accusation before the Honorable N. Peter Conforti, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on February 13, 2018 by Nicole A. Okken.
     Okken, age 26, of Franklin, pled guilty to two counts Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a crime of the third degree and to a violation of her current probation.  Sentencing is presently scheduled for March 23, 2018.
     The defendant admitted she was in possession of heroin and cocaine while a passenger during a motor vehicle stop by Sparta Police in January of this year.
     Okken was represented by David Nufrio, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.