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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Anthony M. Lutz

Release Date: October 29, 2019

October 29, 2019
     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an accusation before the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on October 29, 2019, by Anthony M. Lutz.
     Lutz, age 27 of Newton, pled guilty to Forgery, a third degree crime.  Sentencing is presently anticipated for November 22, 2019.
     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to writing a check on another’s checking account without permission on September 14, 2019, in Byram Township. 
     The case was investigated by Detective R. Tierney of the Byram Township Police Department.
     Lutz was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.