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Man gets probation in Sussex County domestic violence case

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man has been sentenced to probation in a domestic violence case, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray.

Stephen Logan, 58, of Hopatcong Brough was sentenced on Jan. 19 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Murray said.

Logan was sentenced to probation for a period of three years and in addition to the standard conditions of probation, he must also complete an anger management program and substance abuse evaluation, follow all recommendations therefrom, and pay fines and fees, Murray said.

Logan pled guilty to third-degree aggravated assault, and fourth-degree criminal coercion. In pleading guilty, he admitted to purposefully or knowingly causing significant bodily injury to a person who with respect to the suspect, meets the definition of a victim of domestic violence, Murray siad.

Logan was represented by Robert Russell, Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Vanessa Henderson.

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