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Man sentenced for Sussex County burglary

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Vermont man has been sentenced to probation for a burglary in Sussex County, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Marek Jagoda, 58, of Putney was sentenced on October 27 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.

Jagoda was sentenced to one year probation in addition to the standard conditions of probation, he must also perform thirty hours of community service, submit a DNA sample, and pay $150.00 in mandatory fines and fees.

He pled guilty on August 29, to third-degree burglary, Taggart said.

Jagoda admitted to knowingly entering a structure he did not have privilege to enter with the purpose to commit an offense therein in Stockholm on June 2, Taggart said.

The case was investigated by Det. M. Petershack and PTI. J. Edelbach of the Hardyston Police Department.

Jagoda was represented by Bruce Farrier, Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.

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