Press Release - Sentencing of Michael Raub
Release Date: September 16, 2021
September 14, 2021
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the sentencing of Michael Raub, who appeared before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Virtual Courtroom in Newton on September 14, 2021.
Raub, age 38, of Highland Lakes, was sentenced to three years New Jersey State Prison at the Adult Diagnostic Treatment Center. The defendant must also register with Megan’s Law, be subject to Parole Supervision for Life and must comply with Internet restrictions upon release, submit a DNA sample and pay $2,255.00 in fines and fees.
He pled guilty on May 13, 2021, to Possession of Child Pornography, a crime of the second degree.
The defendant would view child pornography that he had on his personal computer, having at least 1,000 items, but less than 100,000 items, depicting the sexual exploitation or abuse of a child.
Raub was represented by Tamra Katcher, Esq. and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent M. Rafuse.