NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man has entered a guilty plea to endangering the welfare of a child, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.
Eric D. Hand, 29, of Hopatcong Borough pled guilty to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on April 13, Koch said.
According to Koch, Hand admitted to being in possession of child pornography on electronic devices which belonged to him.
Hand is scheduled to be sentenced on June 23, 2022 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C., Koch said.
Hand was represented by Bruce Farrier, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.