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Press Release - Sentencing of Lucas McNicholas

Release Date: March 22, 2019

March 15, 2019
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Lucas McNicholas, who appeared before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on January 11, 2019.
     McNicholas, age 28 of Stockholm, NJ, was sentenced to four years New Jersey State Prison with credit for time served.  He must also pay mandatory fines and fees.
     He pled guilty on November 26, 2018 to four counts of burglary, all third degree crimes.  McNicholas admitted to entering into various homes in the Township of Hardyston to steal items including money, jewelry and electronics.
     McNicholas was represented by Shaun Russell, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Rachelle Jones.