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Press Release - Sentencing of Andres Chavarria

Release Date: May 03, 2019

May 3, 2019
     ?Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Andres Chavarria, who appeared before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on May 3, 2019.
     Chavarria, age 43 of Wayne, was sentenced to two years of probation and to two consecutive 180 day sentences, for a total of 360 days, in the Keogh Dwyer Correctional Facility for two Driving While Suspended convictions to run concurrently with 180 days in jail for Driving While Intoxicated, a third offense.  He received credit for eight days of time served.  He must utilize an ignition interlock device for three years and was ordered to pay $1,705.00 in fines and fees. 
     He pled guilty on October 10, 2018, to two counts of Driving While Suspended, a fourth degree crime, and Driving Under the Influence (third offense), a motor vehicle offense.
     On April 7, 2018, and April 28, 2018, Chavarria was stopped by Andover Township Police officers for motor vehicle violations.  The defendant drove on both dates while his driver license was suspended for a second offense of Driving While Intoxicated and drove on April 7, 2018, while under the influence of alcohol.  
     Chavarria was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.