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Man pleads guilty to cocaine possession in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man has entered a guilty plea to possession of cocaine, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

David M. Utter, 32, of Montague Township pled guilty to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Virtual Courtroom in Newton on December 6, Koch said.

According to Koch, Utter admitted to being in possession of cocaine, after being involved in a motor vehicle accident, knowing that it was illegal to possess.

Utter is scheduled to be sentenced on January 21, Koch said.

Utter was represented by Bruce Farrier, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Sally Anne Monkemeier.

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