NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – Two Sussex County men have entered guilty pleas to possession of child phonography, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.
Christopher Heddy, 40, and Stephen Lafollette, 59, both of Highland Lakes pled guilty to first-degree endangering the welfare of a child – possession of child pornography before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courtroom in Newton on February 16, Koch said.
According to Koch, both men admitted to knowingly viewing child pornography that they had on their personal computers, each possessing over 100,000 items depicting the sexual exploitation or abuse of a child.
Sentencing is scheduled for April 21 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C., Koch said.
Heddy was represented by Elizabeth Smith, Esq. and Lafollette was represented by Bruce C. Farrier, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.