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Woman sentenced for possession of cocaine, bail jumping in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Passaic County woman was sentenced for possession of cocaine and bail jumping, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray.

Jaime O’Dea, 34, of Paterson was sentenced on Dec.  before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Murray said.

O’Dea was sentenced to 4 years of probation and 364 days in the Morris County Correctional Facility as a condition of probation. In addition, she must also complete an inpatient program, submit random urine samples, complete a TASC evaluation and follow all recommendations, Murray said.

O’Dea pled guilty on Oct. 6 to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance and third-degree bail jumping. In pleading guilty, she admitted to driving while being in possession of cocaine and also admitted to failing to appear for court on multiple occasions, Murray siad.

At sentencing, O’Dea was represented by Matthew W. Young, Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.

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