NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County woman has entered a guilty plea to fraud, theft and violation of probation charges, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.
Monika Wolverton, 33, of Newton pled guilty to third-degree fraudulent use of a credit card, third-degree theft, and violation of probation before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on March 8, Koch said.
In pleading guilty, Wolverton admitted to using a stolen credit card to withdraw cash from two bank ATMs on multiple occasions between October 15 and November 9, 2020, in Byram Township, and to violating her probation, Koch said.
Sentencing is presently anticipated for April 22, 2021, Koch said
The case was investigated by Detective Robert Tierney of the Byram Township Police Department.
Wolverton was represented by Bruce C. Farrier, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.