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Press Release - Plea of Ashley Socha

Release Date: June 27, 2019


Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an indictment before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on June 24, 2019, by Ashley Socha.

Socha, age 28 of Dover, pled guilty to Shoplifting, a fourth degree crime.  Sentencing is presently anticipated for August 2, 2019. 

In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to taking merchandise from the ShopRite in Byram Township on January 9, 2019.  

The case was investigated by Detective Robert Tierney of the Byram Township Police Department. 

Socha was represented by Nicole Rizzolo, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Magdalen Czykier.