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Sussex County man sentenced to probation for spitting at a police officer

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man was sentenced to probation for spitting at a police officer in Vernon Township, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Kyle Davis, 33, of Green Township was sentenced on Dec. 9 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.

Davis was sentenced to probation for a period of three years. In addition to the standard conditions of probation, he must submit to a TASC or substance abuse evaluation, as well as a mental health evaluation, and comply with all recommendations from those evaluations. He must also submit DNA and pay $155.00 in fines and fees, Taggart said.

Davis admitted to subjecting a police officer of the Vernon Township Police Department, who was acting in the performance of his duties, to contact with bodily fluid, by spitting at the police officer while he attempted to effect the custodial arrest of Davis, Taggart said.

Davis was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq. and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Sally Anne Monkemeier.

Jay Edwards

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