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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Damien S. Stefancik

Release Date: December 16, 2020



December 16, 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 December 16, 2020 by Damien S. Stefancik.

     Stefancik, age 33, of Hewitt, pled guilty to Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a crime of the third degree.  Sentencing is presently scheduled for February 16, 2021, before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, J.S.C.                     

     The defendant admitted to engaging in sexual conduct with a minor over an online video chat. 

     Stefancik was represented by Alyssa Hascup, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.