Egg Harbor Township Man Pleads Guilty to Witness Tampering

MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township man has pleaded guilty to third-degree Witness Tampering, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

According to a statement released by the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office, John Kachbalian, 55, of 306 Spray Ave., pleaded guilty on Thursday in exchange for a recommended sentence of probation conditioned upon 364 days in the Atlantic County Justice Facility. The plea also calls for no contact and no further use of Facebook as per the Prosecutor’s wishes.

Officials say on Aug. 30, 2018, Kachbalian, was arrested at his residence, following the execution of the arrest warrant that was the result of an investigation conducted by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit.

Authorities charged Kachbalian with the following:

1st-Degree Witness Tampering
3rd-Degree Invasion of Privacy
4th-Degree Cyber-Harassment

Assistant Prosecutor Christopher D’Esposito represented the state in this matter.