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Morris County man gets 3 years in prison following burglary, theft, drug charges

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Morris County man was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to burglary, theft and drug charges, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Blaise Wiget, 32, of Succasunna was sentenced before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 8, Koch said.

Wiget was sentenced to three years New Jersey State Prison for one count of burglary, one count of theft and one count of possession of a controlled and dangerous substance which all occurred in Franklin Borough, NJ on February 6, Koch said.

The sentence was ordered to run concurrent to a Morris County, NJ sentence. Additionally, Wiget was given 243 days of jail credit, ordered to pay all fines and fees and restitution in the amount of $9,701. Koch said.

Wiget pled guilty on May 4 to one count of burglary, one count of theft and one count of possession of a controlled and dangerous substance, Koch said.

Wiget was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Laura L. Nazzaro.

Jay Edwards

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