Toni Ann Marletta, the woman who struck and killed 15 year old Marissa Procopio of Atlantic Highlands on Route 36 in Leonardo on July 7, 2015 and left the scene, was sentenced to seven years in State Prison by Judge Vincent N. Falcetano Jr. in Freehold on Friday, December 15,2017.
The sentence is for the same term agreed to by Marletta in a plea agreement in which she admitted to leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in a death and endangering the welfare of minors…Procopio and three teenage girls, including Marletta’s daughter, who were in the car when Marletta killed Procopio. Read the rest of this entry »
Toni Ann Marletta addresses Danielle Procopio-Adams, mother of hit and run victim Marissa Procopio, during her sentencing hearing. Photo by Tom Costello, APP.com
Freehold- Toni Ann Marletta, the 51 year old Leonarado woman who admitted to the hit and run death of Marissa Procopio, 15, of Atlantic Highlands, was sentenced to seven years in State Prison today by Judge Ronald Reisner in Monmouth County Superior Court. The seven year sentence for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a death runs concurrent to her four year sentence for Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.
Marletta was taken into custody at the conclusion of her sentencing hearing.
Toni Ann Marletta, the 50 year old women accused of killing Marissa Procopio, 15, of Atlantic Highlands, in a hit and run incident on Route 36 in Leonardo last July, had cocaine and alcohol in her system at the time of her arrest.
Danielle Procopio, Marissa’s mother, said that investigators from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Middletown Police Department shared the results of a toxicology report with her prior to Marletta’s indictment for leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in a death, endangering the welfare of a child and other charges.
In an interview with MMM, Danielle said she is frustrated that Marletta is not being charged with vehicular homicide.