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Man pleads guilty to receiving stolen property, heroin possession, shoplifting charges in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A New York man has entered a guilty plea to receiving stolen property, heroin possession, and shoplifting charges, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Jan Borowy, 35, of Port Jervis pled guilty to third-degree receiving stolen property, third-degree possession of heroin, third-degree shoplifting, and third-degree conspiracy to commit shoplifting before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Virtual Courtroom in Newton on May 17, Koch said.

According to Koch, Borowy admitted that during a motor vehicle stop in Hamburg in June 2021, he was in possession of stolen tools and wax folds containing Heroin residue. He also admitted that between May and July, 2021 he shoplifted power tools from the Newton Home Depot, and conspired with a codefendant to commit shoplifting.

Borowy is scheduled to be sentenced on June 8 before the Honorable Robert M. Hanna, J.S.C., Koch said.

Borowy was represented by Matthew Young, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Shaina Brenner.

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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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