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Man sentenced for possessing stolen watch in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Monmouth County man was sentenced for being in possession of a stolen watch in Sparta Township, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Charles G. Anderson, 22, of Freehold Township was sentenced on October 6 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.

Anderson was sentenced to 12 months in New Jersey State Prison with 215 days time served. He must also submit a DNA sample and pay $155.00 in fines and fees, Taggart said.

Anderson pled guilty on June 30 to third-degree receiving stolen property, Taggart said.

Anderson admitted to having a stolen watch with a value of $200 to $500 on his person and admitted to knowing that it was stolen in Sparta Township on March 1, Taggart said.

Anderson was represented by Michael Rubas, Esq. and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.

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