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Sussex County man pleads guilty to operating motor vehicle during license suspension, reckless driving

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man was sentenced for operating a motor vehicle during license suspension, and reckless driving, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Gabor Szilagyi, 59, of Sparta Township pled guilty on September 2 to fourth-degree driving while suspended and reckless driving before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.

In pleading guilty, Szilagyi admitted to driving during a period of license suspension as a result of a second or subsequent driving while intoxicated motor vehicle offense, Taggart said.

Sentencing is scheduled for November 3, Taggart said.

The case was investigated by Ptl. M. Poon, Cpl. M. Rubino, and Cpl. M. Mastandrea with the Sparta Police Department.

Szilagyi was represented by John Cerza, Esq. and Dakota Kuykendall, Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.

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