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Man sentenced to prison for child endangerment, aggravated assault on police charges

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A West Milford man was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, according to prosecutor’s office.

Frank Carman, 38, was sentenced by the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 5.

Carman was sentenced to five years state prison for endangering the welfare of a child in an incident on May 17, 2017 in Sussex Borough. He received 421 days jail credit and was ordered to pay all mandatory fines and fees.

In addition, Carman was sentenced to five years state prison for two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer in an incident in August, 2017 in Wantage Township. This sentence was ordered to run concurrent to the sentenced he received for endangering the welfare of a child.  He received 413 days jail credit and was ordered to pay all mandatory fines and fees as well as $245.00 restitution.

Carman pled guilty on August 21, 2018, to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child and two counts of third-degree aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. These cases were investigated by the New Jersey State Police and the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook