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Man pleads guilty to burglary, eluding police in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Bergen County man has entered a guilty plea to burglary and eluding, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Richard Scrivani, 33, of Little Ferry pleaded guilty to third-degree eluding and third-degree burglary on June 7 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.

In pleading guilty, Scrivani admitted to unlawfully entering a residence on April 21 in Newton with the purpose to commit an offense therein. He also admitted to knowingly fleeing police while operating a motor vehicle on Newton-Sparta Road in Andover Township on April 21, after having received a signal from police to stop, Taggart said.

He scheduled to be sentenced on July 14.

The case was investigated by Det. Price of Andover Township and Ptl. Siek of Newton. Scrivani was represented by Matthew Young, Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Sally Anne Monkemeier.

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