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Wallkill Valley Junior Football and Cheerleading treasurer pleads guilty to theft

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A treasurer for the Wallkill Valley Junior Football and Cheerleading in Sussex County has admitted to taking money from the organization, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Justine Lynn, 44, Franklin Borough pled guilty to third-degree theft before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courtroom in Newton on February 28, Koch said.

Lynn admitted within Hardyston Township, that between the dates of January 30, 2018 and January 30, 2019, while serving as treasurer of the organization, she unlawfully took money belonging to Wallkill Valley Junior Football and Cheerleading Inc., having a value of more than $500.00 but less than $75,000.00, and took the same for her own personal use purposely depriving the owner of the money, Koch said.

Lynn is scheduled to be sentenced on April 22 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C., Koch said.

Lynn was represented by Martin Morrison, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Sally Anne Monkemeier.

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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