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Livingston Weekly Court News, April 21 – April 27

Eric Paragallo

Monday, April 28, 2014 • 10:04pm

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Livingston Municipal Court settled three cases for the week of April 21 through April 27.

Jason Harrington of East Orange was charged with shoplifting at the Gap located in the Livingston Mall.  He attempted to steal $109.90 but was apprehended by security.  

For his offence, Harrington was sentenced to a jail term of 60 days and to pay a $250 fine, $33 in court cost fees, $50 to the victim of crime compensation fund, and $75 to the Safe Neighborhood fund.

 

Sudhakar Reddy of Livingston was charged with offering alcoholic beverages to underage persons at a house party.

Reddy plead guilty to a municipal ordinance of creating a disturbance on private property and was sentenced to pay $1000, and $33 in court cost fees.

 

Aneta Santamaria of Lincoln Park was charged with DWI, careless driving, failure to notify the DMV of an address change, and criminal mischief for damaging a Livingston police vehicle. Once arrested and placed in the back seat of police car 109, Santamaria inserted her fingertips along the interior plastic rooftop paneling and pulled out the wiring to the car’s mobile video recording device.

The charge of criminal mischief was amended to an ordinance of creating a disturbance. For the offence, Santamaria was sentenced to pay $850, and $33 in court cost fees.

All remaining charges, except for the charge of DWI, were dismissed as part of a plea agreement. For the DWI, Louis was sentenced to pay a $256 fine, a $200 DWI surcharge, $33 in court cost fees, $50 to the victim of crime compensation fund, and $75 to the Safe Neighborhood fund.

Additionally, Santamaria’s license was revoked for three months and she must attend an intoxicated driver recourse center for 12 hours.

 

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