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Press Release - Plea of Lindsey Hutchinson

Release Date: March 13, 2019

March 12, 2019
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to indictments before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on March 11, 2019, by Lindsey Hutchinson.
     Hutchinson, age 36 of Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Theft, both disorderly persons offenses.  Sentencing is presently anticipated for April 26, 2019.
     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to taking a guitar on May 27, 2017, in Frankford Township.  Also, the defendant admitted to being in possession of Buprenorphine and drug paraphernalia on March 16, 2018, in Sparta Township. 
     The cases were investigated by Trooper A.Y. Cheng of the New Jersey State Police and Corporal Marc Rubino of the Sparta Township Police Department. 
     Hutchinson was represented by Janine Cerra, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.