NEWTON, NJ-- A Newton man loses his drivers license for 10 years for multiple offenses of driving while intoxicated. 

James Dunnigan was sentenced after pleading guilty to “driving with a suspended license for a second or subsequent DWI."  He also entered a guilty plea for “several motor vehicle violations including DWI and driving an uninsured and unregistered vehicle” at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

The 47 year-old Newton resident was sentenced to 180 days without early release, in the Keogh-Dwyer Correctional Facility and 10 years suspension of his driver’s license.

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Dunnigan was also sentenced to an additional 180 days in Keogh-Dwyer Correctional Facility for his DWI charge and two additional years of suspension on his driver’s license.

Dunnigan must also submit a DNA sample, complete 30 days of community service and pay $2,972 in court fines and fees.

In 2015, Dunnigan was pulled over by Hopatcong Police and found to be driving intoxicated, while his license was suspended for a previous DWI.