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2 men plead guilty to eluding in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – Two Essex County men have entered guilty pleas to an eluding charge, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Albert Taveras, 26, and Angelo Minierherrera, 40, both from Newark pled guilty to third-degree eluding on September 23 before the Honorable N. Perter Conforti J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.

In pleading guilty, Taveras and Minierherrera both admitted to fleeing from law enforcement officers while on motorcycles after the law enforcement officers had signaled for them to pull over on June 13, 2021, Taggart said.

Sentencing is scheduled for November 10, Taggart said.

Co-defendant Diaz-Mora, 27, of Paterson entered into the Pre-Trial Intervention program for a period of 36 months on the eluding charge. He additionally pled guilty to driving without a license, and reckless driving, subject to a six month loss of license, Taggart said.

Taveras, was represented by Paul Uhlik, Esq., Minierherra was represented by William Marotta III, Esq., Diaz-Mora was represented by Christian Fleming, Esq. and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.

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