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Man, 70, pleads guilty to using someone else’s urine for drug test

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man has entered a guilty plea to defrauding administration of drug test, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Roger A. Kelly, 70, of Hamburg pled guilty to one count of third-degree defrauding administration of a drug test before the Honorable Stuart A. Minkowitz, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on Sept. 3, Koch said.

Kelly allegedly admitted that on July 31, 2019, he defrauded the administration of a drug test that was administered as a condition of probation supervision by providing a urine sample that was not his own, Koch said.

Kelly is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 4, 2019.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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