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Press Release - Plea of Robert Wilkins

Release Date: April 23, 2020



March 10, 2020

     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to
an accusation before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Virtual
Courtroom in Newton on April 21, 2020 by Robert Wilkins.

     Wilkins pled guilty to Resisting Arrest, a crime of the third degree. Sentencing is
presently scheduled for May 27, 2020 before the Honorable Michael Hubner, J.S.C.

     The defendant became belligerent and resisted arrest by the New Jersey State
Police multiple times after the State Police were called to the defendant’s residence on a
welfare check.

     Defendant was represented by Shaun Russell, Esq., and the State was represented
by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.