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Man pleads guilty to eluding in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Union County man has entered a guilty plea to eluding and motor vehicle charges, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Juan C. Gomez-Sarrazola, 27, of Linden pled guilty to third-degree eluding and various motor vehicle offenses before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Virtual Courtroom in Newton on March 9, Koch said.

According to Koch, Gomez-Sarrazola admitted that he continued to drive his motorcycle in Wantage Township on April 18, 2021, despite being signaled to stop by law enforcement.

Gomez-Sarrazola is scheduled to be sentenced on May 13 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C., Koch said.

Gomez-Sarrazola was represented by Edward Bilinkas, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Magdalen Czykier.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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