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Man pleads guilty to stealing motorcycle, eluding police in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Passaic County man has pled guilty to stealing a motorcycle and eluding police in Sussex County, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray.

Jameek Goodwin, 30, of Paterson pled guilty to third-degree eluding and third-degree theft on Jan. 3 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Murray said.

Goodwin admitted to knowingly stealing a motorcycle from the victim’s residence and attempting to elude the police after having received a signal to bring his vehicle to a full stop, Murray said

He is scheduled to be sentenced on March 8.

Goodwin was represented by Jeffrey M. Patti, Esq. and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.

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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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