September 15 A 16-year-old Newton resident was sentenced to two years of probation, perform 75 hours of community service, suspension of his driving privileges for six months, follow all recommendations of a drug and alcohol abuse evaluation, submit to random urine screening and take a tour of the county jail. Furthermore, the youth was required to pay $1,625 in fines, and successfully complete the Alternative to Detention Program. The 16-year-old was found to possess less than 50 grams of Ecstasy during a motor vehicle stop in Stanhope. A 13-year-old Newton resident was sentenced to one year probation, perform 75 hours of community service, attend school daily, follow the recommendations of a court ordered evaluation, and write a letter of apology to the victim. Furthermore, he was required to pay $20 in restitution and $195 in fines. The teen, along with a juvenile co-defendant, burglarized buildings owned by the Town of Newton Recycling Center, George's Auto Salvage and the First Student Bus Company during the first week of August. An 18-year-old from Montague, was sentenced to 18 months probation, required to obtain a GED, find and maintain part-time employment, suspension of his driver license for one year, perform 100 hundred hours of community service, follow the recommendations of a substance abuse evaluation, submit to a DNA test, have no contact with the co-defendant and write a letter of apology to the victim. Furthermore, he was required to pay $3,684.97 in restitution and fines. According to court records, the 18-year-old, who was tried as a juvenile, along with an adult co-defendant, burglarized a number of cars at the High Point Country Club over a period of several weeks in April of this year. September 16 Martin Gibbs, 40, of Newton was sentenced to the New Jersey Department of Corrections for a term of 18 months. As a part of his sentence, Gibbs was ordered to pay restitution to the Newton Police Department in the amount of $416.26 and to pay $405 in penalties. Gibbs pled guilty on June 30, to two counts of violating the terms of his community supervision for life Sentence and one count of aggravated assault on a police officer. Gibbs was charged with violating the terms of his Community Supervision for Life sentence by leaving the State of New Jersey without permission and for using controlled and dangerous substances. At the time of his arrest he assaulted Ptl. VanNiewland of the Newton Police Department resulting in the additional charge. The case was investigated by the New Jersey State Department of Parole and the Newton Police Department. September 23 Lila Wittman, 51, of Newton was sentenced to probation for three years. As a condition of her probation, she was ordered to serve 102 days in jail, to participate in mental health counseling and to pay $405 in penalties. Wittman pled guilty on July 28, to one count of aggravated assault, two counts of contempt of court for violating the terms of an order entered under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. Wittman admitted that on May 31, 2004, she violated the terms of a temporary restraining order when she drove her vehicle in close proximity of the victim resulting in the victim being pinned against another vehicle. Wittman also admitted that on June 20, 2004, she returned to the scene of domestic violence in violation of the restraining order. She also admitted to stabbing the victim on the forearm.