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Press Release - Sentencing of Vincent Scardino, Jr.

Release Date: March 03, 2020

March 2, 2020
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Vincent Scardino, Jr., who appeared before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on February 27, 2020.
     Scardino, age 49, of Newton, was sentenced to two years Probation and 180 days in the county jail.  He must also undergo a TASC evaluation and follow all recommendations and pay $160.00 in court fines and fees.
     He pled guilty on January 21, 2020, to Driving While Suspended for a Second or Subsequent DWI, a crime of the fourth degree and a Disorderly Persons charge of Obstruction. 
     When the defendant was stopped by Newton Police for a motor vehicle violation, he was found to be driving with a suspended license for a second or subsequent DWI.  He also failed to appear for several Court ordered appearances.
     Scardino was represented by Shaun Russell, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.