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Dwayne M. Chorney Jr. (DOB 5/26/84) of 144S 14th St., Williamstown NJ faces a three-year state prison sentence and up to $40,000 in restitution after pleading guilty today (6/18) to two burglaries, theft and receiving stolen property, including one break-in on Jan. 23 leading to his arrest when police found a W-2 income tax form he’d left behind.
Chorney today admitted to the Jan. 23 Williamstown burglary, at a residence a block from where he was living, in which between $28,000 and $30,000 in cash as well as jewelry was taken from a safe that was broken open, said Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Joseph More.
Chorney also said he was guilty of a Jan. 11 break-in at a Monroe Township NJ home where a TV, jewelry and coins were stolen; guilty of theft of jewelry valued at $6,000 from a Franklin Township NJ home on Nov. 26, 2011 and guilty of receiving stolen property- specifically a $1,700 ring stolen from a Williamstown woman on July 13, 2011.
In a plea agreement, Assistant Prosecutor More will recommend a three-year prison sentence and restitution. Superior Court Judge Walter L. Marshall Jr. scheduled sentencing for Sept. 29.