NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Morris County man has entered a guilty plea to terroristic threats, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.
Xavier Rivera, 38, of Flanders pled guilty to third-degree terroristic threats on September 19 before the Honorable N. Peter Conforti, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Virtual Courtroom in Newton, Taggart said.
In pleading guilty, Rivera admitted to threatening to commit a crime of violence with the purpose to terrorize a victim on July 6 in Sparta Township, Taggart said.
Sentencing is scheduled for November 10 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C., Taggart said.
The case was investigated by Det. S. Guido and Ptl. J. Poon of the Sparta Township Police Department.
Rivera was represented by Paul M. Selitto, Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.