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Man sentenced on perjury charge in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to perjury, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Matthew Morley, 39, of Montrose was sentenced before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on January 14, 2021, Koch said.

Morley was sentenced to a suspended three year term in New Jersey State Prison.  He was given nine days of jail credit and ordered to submit a DNA sample and pay fines and fees totaling $155.00, Koch said.

On January 16, 2018, Morley made a false material statement while under oath in Vernon Municipal Court, Koch siad.

Morley pled guilty on November 30, 2020 to third-degree perjury, Koch said.

Jay Edwards

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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