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Sussex County man sentenced for operating motor vehicle during license suspension, reckless driving

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

Gabor Szilagyi, 59, of Sparta Township was sentenced on Dec. 8 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.

Szilagyi was sentenced to three years of probation and 180 days of jail time. In addition to the standard conditions of probation, he must undergo a TASC Evaluation and follow all recommendations made from same, and pay $284.00 in fines and fees along with a monthly $2.00 transaction fee and $25.00 supervision fee, Taggart said.

Szilagyi pled guilty on September 2 to fourth-degree driving while suspended and reckless driving. In pleading guilty, he 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.

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

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