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Livingston Weekly Court News, Feb. 23 - March 1

March 4, 2014 at 6:40 PM

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Livingston Municipal Court settled three cases for the week of Feb. 23 through March 1.

Hafiz Brown of Newark was charged with simple assault for slapping and punching the mother of his new born baby. At Saint Barnabas Medical Center, following the birth of their child, Brown had become upset with the mother of his child and slapped her, while she was holding the child. Soon after, the mother went to take a shower. Brown followed her into the shower and punched her in the face.  

Brown was also charged with theft for stealing the mother’s IPhone before fleeing the hospital following the incident.

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Brown plead guilty to the charge of simple assault. The charge of theft was dismissed as part of a plea agreement. For the offense, Brown was sentenced to serve a 45-day jail term and to pay a $500 fine, $33 in court cost fees, $50 to the Victim of Crime Compensation Fund, $75 to the State Neighborhood Fund, and a $100 domestic violence surcharge.

Tamanisha Mitchell of Newark was charged with shoplifting from Macy’s for stealing eleven items of clothing valued at $564. The case, originally determined to be indictable, was downgraded to a disorderly person’s level offense.

Mitchell plead guilty to shoplifting and was sentenced to pay a $300 fine,  $564 in restitution to Macy’s, $33 in court cost fees, $50 to the Victim of Crime Compensation Fund and $75 to the State Neighborhood Fund.

Nikoloz Licheli of Newark was charged with DWI and with refusal to cooperate with police. The charge of refusal was dismissed because the court discovered English was not Licheli’s native language and the court had doubts as to whether he could understand the police officer’s directions when the police officer pulled him over.

Licheli plead guilty to the charge of DWI and was sentenced to pay a $256 fine, a $33 court cost fee, a $200 DWI surcharge, $50 to the Victim of Crime Compensation Fund, and $75 to the State Neighborhood Fund.

Licheli’s license was also taken away for three months, and he must attend an intoxicated driver recourse center for 12 hours.

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