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Press Release - Sentencing of Joseph R. Denicola

Release Date: October 16, 2019

October 16, 2019
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Joseph R. Denicola, who appeared before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 4, 2019.
     Denicola, age 29 of Verona, NJ, was sentenced to two years probation.  He must also complete a TASC evaluation and pay mandatory fines and fees.
     He pled guilty on August 5, 2019 to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime.  Denicola admitted to possessing a controlled dangerous substance without a valid prescription from a licensed practitioner.
     Denicola was represented by Daniel Palazzo, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent Rafuse.