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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Stephen Glasser

Release Date: February 28, 2018

February 27, 2018           
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announces that Stephen Glasser, age 21, of Wantage, NJ entered a plea of guilty to one-count of first-degree Attempted Murder.
     During the early morning hours of July 16, 2017, Mr. Glasser entered the home of his friend, Sawyer Guest.  After he entered the home, he had an altercation with Mr. Guest.  That altercation escalated and Mr. Glasser stabbed his friend 7 times in the abdomen and back with a knife.  The victim’s parents were home and were awakened by the altercation.  They were able to intercede and pull Mr. Glasser off their son. The victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center where he received surgery to repair internal trauma.
     The case was investigated by the New Jersey State Police and the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office. During the Court proceedings, the State was represented by First Assistant Prosecutor Gregory R. Mueller and Mr. Glasser was represented Joseph Corazza, Esq.