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Press Release - Plea of Jose Malave

Release Date: September 10, 2019

September 10, 2019
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an Accusation before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on September 9, 2019, by Jose Malave.
     Malave, age 40, of Haledon, pled guilty to Burglary and Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, both third degree crimes.  Sentencing is presently anticipated for October 25, 2019 
     In pleading guilty, Malave admitted to conspiring with another person to burglarize a residence in Sparta on February 7, 2019.
     The case was investigated by Detective Brian Hassloch of the Sparta Police Department. 
     Malave was represented by Nicole Rizzolo, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Rachelle Jones.