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Woman sentenced to probation for theft, fraudulent use of a credit card in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County woman has been sentenced to probation for theft, fraudulent use of a credit card, Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart announced Monday.

Jennifer M. Barretto, 35, of Sussex was sentenced on Aug. 25 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.

Barretto was sentenced to three years probation for theft and fraudulent use of a credit card stemming from incidents occurring between Aug. 15, 2022 to Sept. 15, 2022 in Franklin Borough, Taggart said.

In addition, she was ordered to pay fines and fees, obtain a substance abuse evaluation and follow all recommendations, was given 1 day jail credit and ordered to pay $935 restitution to the victim, Taggart said.

She entered a guilty plea to said charges on June 12, Taggart said.

Defendant was represented by William N. Sosis, Esq. and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General/Acting Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Laura Nazzaro

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