NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Union County man was sentenced to probation for eluding in Wantage Township, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.
Juan C. Gomez-Sarrazola, 27, of Linden was sentenced before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Virtual Courtroom in Newton on May 13, Koch said.
Gomez-Sarrazola was sentenced to four years non-custodial probation and 180 days of incarceration with credit for five days already served. He was ordered to complete 50 hours of community service, submit a DNA sample, complete a defensive driver course, submit to a TASC evaluation, follow any and all recommendations, maintain employment, and appropriate fines and fees. His driving privileges were ordered suspended for six months, Koch siad.
Gomez-Sarrazola pled guilty on March 9 to third-degree eluding and various motor vehicle offenses.
According to Koch, Gomez-Sarrazola continued to drive his motorcycle in Wantage Township on April 18, 2021, despite being signaled to stop by law enforcement.
Gomez-Sarrazola was represented by Edward Bilinkas, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Magdalen Czykier.