NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Passaic County man has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to endangering the welfare of a child, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch.
Damien S. Stefancik, 34, of Hewitt was sentenced before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 6, Koch said.
Stefancik was sentenced to three years New Jersey State Prison and he must also not have any contact with the victim. He must also register for Megan’s law, and will be under parole supervision for life, Koch said.
Stefancik pled guilty on December 16, 2020 to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, Koch said.
According to Koch, Stefancik engaged in sexual conduct with a minor over an online video chat and social media.
Stefancik was represented by Alissa Hascup, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.