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Press Release - Sentencing of Tonia Wydner

Release Date: May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Tonia Wydner, who appeared before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on May 17, 2019.
     Wydner, age 48 of Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to two years of probation and was given credit for 19 days of time served.  She was ordered to submit to a substance abuse evaluation and follow any and all recommendations made from same and pay restitution of $3,594.10 and fines and fees totaling $155.00.
     She pled guilty on September 4, 2018, to Conspiracy and Shoplifting, third degree crimes.
     The defendant conspired with another to take and actually steal merchandise from the Hampton Walmart on April 23, 2018. 
     Wydner was represented by Shaun Morgan Russell, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.