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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Dennis Santiago

Release Date: October 30, 2020



October 30, 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 October 29, 2020, by Dennis Santiago.

     Santiago, age 36 of Wantage, New Jersey, pled guilty to one count of Failure to Register, a third degree crime.  Sentencing is presently anticipated for December 10, 2020.

     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted that in January of 2020, he moved from Hamburg Borough to Wantage Township.  From January to August, he failed to properly register and notify the New Jersey State Police of his new residency.  

     The case was investigated by Detective Deckert of the New Jersey State Police.

     Santiago was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Laura L. Nazzaro.