NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A New York man has entered a guilty plea to possession of a controlled dangerous substance, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.
Christian Nietschke, 27, of Middletown pled guilty to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance on Dec. 7 before the Honorable Judge Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.
In pleading guilty, Nietschke admitted to being in possession of a controlled dangerous substance in Vernon Township on March 6, Taggart said.
Sentencing is scheduled for February 9, 2023.
The case was investigated by Ptl. J. Gales of the Vernon Township Police Department.
Nietschke was represented by Matthew Young, Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Donald. F. Cox, Jr.