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Press Release - Sentencing of Tysborne J. Reed

Release Date: March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Tysborne J. Reed, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on March 15, 2019.
     Reed, age 23, of Jersey City, was sentenced to two years Probation and received credit for 57 days already served in jail.  He must also pay $155.00 in court fines and fees and he has already paid $1000.00 restitution in full to the victim.
     He pled guilty on December 3, 2018, to Theft by Deception, a crime of the third degree. 
     In May of 2018 the defendant purchased a motorcycle for $1000.00 from an Andover resident, using counterfeit money for the purchase.
     Reed was represented by Charles O’Connell, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.