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Man, 71, sentenced to probation for aggravated assault in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man was sentenced to probation for aggravated assault, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray.

David Miller, 71, of Montague Township was sentenced on Nov. 30 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Murray said.

Miller was sentenced to 90 days in home detention and three years probation. In addition to the standard conditions of probation, he must also complete a batter’s intervention program, and pay fines and fees, Murray said.

Miller pled guilty on Sept. 11 to third-degree aggravated assault. In pleading guilty, he admitted to purposefully or knowingly causing bodily injury to a person who with respect to the suspect, meets the definition of a victim of domestic violence, Murray said.

Miller was represented by Matthew Young, Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Vanessa Henderson.

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