NJ man sentenced to probation, pay more than $14K in restitution

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to theft, according to the prosecutor’s office.

Raymond Waters, 37, of Ogdensburg was sentenced by the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on February 22.

Waters admitted to taking an individual’s jewelry and cash between May and July 2015 in Hardyston Township.

Waters was sentenced to two years of non-custodial probation concurrent with any other probation.  He was ordered to complete 20 hours of community service work while maintaining employment and pay restitution of $14,340.00 and fines and fees totaling $155.00.

Waters pled guilty on Jan. 14, to third-degree theft.

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