NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County woman has entered a guilty plea to obstructing the administration of law, resisting arrest and violation of probation charges, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.
Sheila Roe-Celentano, 46, of Franklin Borough pled guilty to third-degree resisting arrest, fourth-degree obstructing the administration of law, and a violation of probation before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on Feb. 24, Koch said.
In pleading guilty, Roe-Celentano admitted to preventing Franklin Borough law enforcement officers from effecting a lawful arrest and investigating a crime by using physical force against them on March 2, 2020, Koch said.
Sentencing is presently anticipated for March 25, 2021, Koch said.
The case was investigated by Sgt. William Grissom, Det. David Schneider, Ptl. Daniel Flora and Ptl. Jeffrey Korger of the Franklin Borough Police Department.
Roe-Celentano was represented by Bruce C. Farrier, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.