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Department: Prosecutor's Office

Press Release - Plea of Zilvinas Bitinaitis

Release Date: May 24, 2022


May 23, 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 Virtual Court in Newton on May 20, 2022, by Zilvinas Bitinaitis.

     Bitinaitis pled guilty to Operating a Motor Vehicle During License Suspension, a crime of the fourth degree and motor vehicle offenses including Driving While Intoxicated. Sentencing is presently scheduled for July 21, 2022 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C.                          

     In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to knowingly operating a motor vehicle in Byram Township on November 15, 2021 during a period of license suspension, while having been suspended for a second or subsequent violation of Driving While Intoxicated.  

     Defendant was represented by Daniel Agatino, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Sally Anne Monkemeier.