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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Louis J. Sloane

Release Date: April 04, 2022



April 4, 2022

     Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced the entry of a guilty plea to an accusation before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on April 4, 2022, by Louis J. Sloane.

     Sloane, age 58 of Hopatcong, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a third degree crime, and to violation of probation.  Sentencing is presently anticipated for June 3, 2022.

     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to being in possession of heroin in Byram Township on November 1, 2021.

     The case was investigated by Ptl. D. Kuncken and Sgt. D. Dewald of the Byram Township Police Department. 

     Sloane was represented by Thomas Militano, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.