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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Sentencing of Troy McKinney

Release Date: February 28, 2018

February 26, 2018
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Troy McKinney, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on February 23, 2018.
     McKinney, age 48 of Hamburg, NJ, was sentenced to 364 days in jail with credit for 254 days time served. McKinney was also ordered to three (3) years probation, to complete a TASC evaluation and follow the recommendations. McKinney must also attend AA/NA two times a week, complete anger management and pay mandatory fines and fees. 
McKinney pled guilty on January 29, 2018 to one (1) count of Unlawful Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, a fourth degree crime.
     On May 29, 2013, McKinney and his ex-wife were involved in a physical altercation and a Temporary Restraining Order was issued. Various weapons, including an illegal baton, were seized from him pursuant to the Temporary Restraining Order.
     McKinney was represented by Martin Morrison, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Stephanie C. LaCarrubba.