NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A New York man was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to burglary, theft, aggravated assault and weapon charges, according to the prosecutor’s office.
Patrick Delaney, 32, of Yonkers was sentenced by the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, on August 10.
Delany allegedly admitted to breaking into and entering multiple homes in Vernon, Hardyston and Butler and stealing jewelry and other valuables also spitting on Vernon Township Police Detective Stephen Gentle when arrested and possessing a dagger knife at the time of his arrest.
Delaney was sentenced to eight years state prison with a four year period of parole ineligibility, 264 days credit for time served, pay restitution in the amount of $115,131.54
Delany pled guilty on March 12 to multiple counts of third-degree burglary, third-degree theft, one count of fourth-degree aggravated assault and fourth-degree prohibited weapons.