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Sussex County man pleads guilty to cocaine possession

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man has entered a guilty plea to possession of cocaine, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Josue Pagan, 33, of Newton pled guilty to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Virtual Courtroom in Newton on October 7 Koch said.

According to Koch, Pagan admitted to being in possession of Cocaine when stopped by Andover Police for a motor vehicle violation.

Pagan is scheduled to be sentenced on November 18, Koch said.

Pagan was represented by Thomas F. Militano, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Sally Anne Monkemeier.

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