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Press Release - Plea of Paul R. Mueller

Release Date: July 13, 2020



July 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 Courthouse in Newton on July 10, 2020, by Paul R. Mueller.

     Mueller, age 61 of Hopatcong, pled guilty to Driving While Suspended, a fourth degree crime.  Sentencing is presently anticipated for August 13, 2020.

     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to operating a motor vehicle on January 12, 2020, in Hopatcong during a period of while his driver’s license was suspended for a second or subsequent conviction for driving while intoxicated.

     The case was investigated by Patrolman Giordano of the Hopatcong Police Department. 

     Mueller was represented by Shaun Morgan Russell, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.