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Press Release - Sentencing of Steven Castimore

Release Date: March 22, 2019

PRESS RELEASE
 
 
March 20, 2019
 
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Steven Castimore, who appeared before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on March 15, 2019.
 
     Castimore, age 58, of Newton, was sentenced 724 days in the Keogh Dwyer Correctional Facility and ordered to pay $655.00 in fines and fees. Additionally, Castimore was fined $1,372.00 for Motor Vehicle Violations: Careless Driving; Failure to Report an Accident; Use of Hand-Held Wireless Phone; Failure to Stop, and No Liability Insurance.
 
     On January 30, 2019, Castimore pleaded guilty to three counts of Driving While Suspended and two counts of Falsifying/Tampering with Records, all fourth degree offenses, as well as six motor vehicle offenses. 
 
     Castimore was represented by Charles O’Connell, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Rachelle Jones.
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