Sussex County Prosecutor's Office

17 Dec 2019 | 01:34

    Oct. 25

    Ryan Feliciano, 28 of Dover was sentenced to 2 years of probation with credit for time served (73 days) and GAP time (50 days). Additionally, he must submit to a mental health substance abuse evaluation and follow all recommendations, complete the DECIDE program. He is barred from owning, possession or controlling any firearms, firearms purchaser identification card, or permit to purchase, and must pay mandatory fines and fees.

    Feliciano pleaded guilty on Sept. 11, to aggravated assault, a third-degree crime.

    Ariel Osvaldo Rodriguez, 38 of Jersey City, was sentenced to 65 days jail with credit for time served. He must also pay mandatory fines and fees.

    He pleaded guilty on Nov. 15 to credit card theft, a fourth-degree crime. Rodriguez admitted to taking a credit card from a homeowner while he was hired to move furniture from the residence.

    Nov. 22

    Sean Jackson, 51, of Newton, was sentenced to 210 days jail with credit for 131 days time served. He must also pay mandatory fines and fees.

    Jackson pled guilty on Oct. 7, to unlawful possession of a weapon, a fourth-degree crime.

    He admitted to waving a knife in the victim’s face and making threatening statements.

    Margaret Falconer, 68 of Wantage, was sentenced to 210 days on home detention and two years of probation. She must submit to a TASC evaluation and psychological evaluation and follow all recommendations thereof. She must also pay restitution and mandatory fines and fees.

    Falconer pled guilty on Sept. 23, to aggravated assault, a third-degree crime. She admitted to stabbing the victim with a knife.

    Dec. 6

    Richard Thomson, 57, of Succasunna, was sentenced to terms of 180 days jail, to run concurrent to 180 days on the Driving While Intoxicated, along with a 10 year driver’s license suspension. He must also submit a DNA sample and pay $1,105 in fines and fees.

    He pleaded guilty on Oct. 7, to driving while suspended for a second or subsequent DWI, a crime of the fourth-degree and a motor vehicle violation Driving While Intoxicated.

    The defendant was found to be driving under the influence and with his driver’s license suspended for a second or subsequent DWI when pulled over for a motor vehicle stop in Sparta.

    Dakota Barrett, 24 of Hamburg, was sentenced to time served and two years of probation. He must complete the DECIDE program, have no contact with the victim and complete his GED. He must also pay mandatory fines and fees.

    Barrett pled guilty on Sept. 23, to terroristic threats, a third-degree crime. He admitted to threatening to commit murder with the purpose of terrorizing the victim.

    Dec. 9

    Brandon Soares, 24, of Milford, Pa., pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled dangerous substance, a third-degree crime.

    Sentencing is presently anticipated for Jan. 17, 2020.

    In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to being in possession of heroin on Aug. 9.

    The case was investigated by Patrolman Brian Porter of the Sparta Township Police Department.