July 28 Quincy Swinson, 19, of Montague, was sentenced to five years in state prison in regard to sexual assault charges . That sentence requires Swinson to serve 85 percent of his sentence before being eligible for parole. Additionally, Swinson must register in accordance with Megan's Law, be subject to parole supervision for life, provide a DNA sample, and pay $2,180 in fines. With regard to burglary charges, Swinson was sentenced to three years in state prison to run concurrent with the sexual assault sentence. Additionally, Swinson must pay $375 in restitution to the victims and pay $1,250 in fines. Swinson pled guilty on March 24, to two counts of sexual assault and ten counts of burglary. Swinson admitted that he committed two acts of sexual assault on two separate victims under the age of 13. Swinson was at least four years older than both victims at the time of the offenses. Both offenses took place in the Town of Newton. Swinson also admitted to engaging in ten separate counts of burglary by breaking into automobiles in the Town of Newton Lila Wittman, 51, Newton, entered a guilty plea to contempt of court and aggravated assault. Wittman admitted to the court that on May 31, 2004, she violated the terms of a temporary restraining order when she drove her vehicle and pinned the victim against another vehicle. Wittman also admitted that on June 20, 2004, she again violated the restraining order. She admitted to stabbing the victim in his left forearm with a 6-inch knife. The cases were investigated by the Newton Police Department. Wittman is currently in the Sussex County Jail in lieu of bail in the amount of $40,000 and is scheduled to be sentenced in September. August 1 Joseph Krashnichan, 36, of Phillipsburg, was sentenced to 180 days in the Keogh-Dwyer Correctional Facility and was given credit for 140 days already served. In addition, he must pay fines and penalties totaling $205 and submit a DNA sample at his own expense. Krashnichan pled guilty on June 23, to making false reports to law enforcement. According to court records, on March 5, Krashnichan made a telephone call to the Franklin Police Department using a false name, claiming another individual was making a disturbance and threatening suicide. Darlene Walsh, 44, of Newton, was sentenced to three years probation. She must continue inpatient treatment at Sunrise House and comply with any aftercare instructions, submit to random urine monitoring, obtain and maintain gainful employment and was ordered to have no contact with the victim in this matter. She must pay restitution in the amount of $250. In addition, Walsh must pay fines and penalties totaling $155 and submit a DNA sample at her own expense. Her bail was exonerated. Walsh pled guilty on June 23, to impersonation. In February of 2002 Walsh used her ex-husband's social security number and name to open an account with GPU for the home where she was residing. Fawzi Qualagari, 54, of Hamburg, was sentenced to 18 months probation. He was ordered to serve 24 days in the Keogh-Dwyer Correctional Facility and was given credit for 24 days served. In addition, Qualagari must enter and complete a Salvation Army alcohol rehabilitation program and obtain and maintain gainful employment. He must pay fines and penalties totaling $3800 and submit a DNA sample at his expense. His bail was exonerated. Qualagari pled guilty on June 20, to two counts of aggravated assault on a police officer. On Oct. 3, at his residence in Hardyston Township, Qualagari pushed a Hardyston Township Police Detective who was responding to the residence for a domestic dispute. On April 5, in Hamburg, the Qualagari attempted to strike a Hamburg Police Officer while he was being processed for an outstanding warrant from the Hamburg Municipal Court. Alan A. Casey, 33, of Vernon, was sentenced to four years New Jersey state prison and was given credit for 537 days already served. The court recommended that Casey receives counseling for drug abuse while imprisoned. In addition, Casey must pay restitution to victims in the amount of $5,109.90, pay fines and penalties totaling $280 and submit a DNA sample at his own expense. Casey pled guilty on April 4, to theft and burglary. He admitted to police that, on March 30, 2003 in Sussex Borough, he and a co-defendant, Christopher Vicari, unlawfully entered the premises of Baker's Pharmacy and stole 18 boxes of Duragesic patches. He also admitted to police that, between May 10, 2003 and May 29, 2003, he agreed to store a 2000 Polaris Quad ATV on his property in Vernon, for a friend but later gave the ATV to someone to settle a drug debt. August 3 Donald Anderson, 33 of Ogdensburg, was sentenced to two years probation. As a condition of his sentence, Anderson is to serve 328 days in jail receiving credit for the 328 days he served in jail in lieu of bail. In addition, Anderson was also sentenced to comply with the terms of a domestic violence restraining order, continue to take his prescribed medication, continue with his mental health counseling, begin substance abuse counseling and to pay $205 in penalties. Anderson pled guilty on June 28, to possession of a knife with an unlawful purpose. He had been charged with possessing a knife during a domestic violence dispute with a former girlfriend. Kim Barnes, 39, formerly of Newton was sentenced to two years probation. Barnwes was also sentenced to continue to participate in her counseling program, take her prescribed medication, have no contact with the victim of the domestic violence incident and to pay $205 in penalties. Barnes pled guilty on July 5, to possession of a knife with an unlawful purpose. She had been charged with possessing a knife during a domestic violence dispute. The case was investigated by Newton Police Department.