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Sussex County man pleads guilty to resisting arrest

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

Dominick Hernandez, 29, of Montague Township pled guilty to third-degree resisting arrest before the Honorable N. Peter Conforti, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on Dec. 17, Koch said.

In pleading guilty, Hernandez admitted to using physical force against New Jersey State Police Troopers to prevent his arrest on July 3, in Montague Township, Koch said.

Hernandez is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 15, 2020.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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