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Man pleads guilty to aggravated assault in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Pennsylvania man has entered a guilty plea to aggravated assault, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray.

Anthony Alves, 42, pled guilty on March 11 to third-degree aggravated assault before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Murray said.

In pleading guilty, Alves admitted to purposefully or knowingly causing significant bodily injury to a person who with respect to the actor, meets the definition of a victim of domestic violence, Murray said.

Alves is scheduled to be sentenced on May 3.

The case was investigated by Ptl. Torres of the Newton Police Department.

Alves was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Vanessa Henderson.

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