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Press Release - Sentencing of Shayne D. Divito

Release Date: January 27, 2020

January 24, 2020
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Shayne D. Divito, who appeared before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on January 24, 2020.
     Divito, age 23, of Wantage, was sentenced to three years New Jersey State Prison.  He must also pay $780.00 in court fines and fees and $880 in restitution to the victim(s).
     He pled guilty on August 19, 2019 to three counts third degree Burglary, two counts third degree Theft, one count fourth degree Theft and a Violation of Probation on a previous matter. 
     In 2019 the defendant broke into several homes and vehicles, throughout Sussex County, taking various items including jewelry and money.  He also was caught sneaking drugs in to the Keogh-Dwyer Correctional Facility.
     Divito was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.