Mountain Lakes Criminal Defense LawyersA man who was ordained as a priest in Mountain Lakes NJ was recently placed under arrest and charged with sex crimes after allegedly groping a juvenile girl in Boonton Township, New Jersey.

The suspect is a 37-year-old man who got ordained on July 1, 2017. He was assigned to serve as Parochial Vicar of Saint Catherine of Siena Church in Mountain Lakes, but he lost the assignment after being accused of the sex crime.

According to Morris County law enforcement officials, the suspect put his hand underneath the young victim’s skirt and told her, “You’re sexy.”

After an official police investigation, the suspect was arrested and charged with criminal sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a child.

The suspect was later taken to the Morris County Jail in Morristown, New Jersey. He eventually secured his release from the correctional facility in advance of pre-trial hearings.

For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Priest Accused of Groping Girl a Month After Being Ordained.”

Hanover NJ Sex Crime ChargesHanover Township NJ police are trying to determine the identity of a man who allegedly committing a very serious sexual offense by inappropriately touching an underage female at a park in Whippany, New Jersey.

According to law enforcement, the girl was in Black Brook Park in Whippany NJ between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. when the suspect sexually assaulted her. (Whippany is a community located in Hanover Township, NJ.)

The victim’s precise age has not been released by authorities, but she may have been a minor.

Hanover Township police detectives are actively investigating the case. According to officials, the suspect is a “chubby” man between the ages of 50 and 60. New Jersey State Police recently released a sketch of the sex crime suspect.

If authorities are eventually able to identify and capture the suspect, he could be subject to criminal charges for sex crimes like sexual assault and luring.

Anyone with information about the suspect should contact Hanover Township investigators.

For further information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Cops Search for Suspect Who May Have Inappropriately Touched Child in Park.”

Morristown Lewdness AttorneysLaw enforcement recently arrested a Morristown NJ man who allegedly urinated in the parking lot of a high school located in Hackettstown, New Jersey.

The suspect is a 31-year-old man from Morristown, New Jersey. According to police officials, the suspect was the parking lot of a Hackettstown High School in Warren County just before noon when he inexplicably climbed high up on a tree limb and urinated below.

A witness reportedly saw the suspect exposing himself and subsequently dialed 911 to notify the Hackettstown Police Department. Hackettstown police officers arrived at the scene and told the suspect to step down from the tree.

Hackettstown cops questioned the suspect, who allegedly told them that he could not wait to use a nearby portable bathroom. However, police said that the portable restroom was unoccupied at the time.

The suspect was placed under arrest and charged with indecent exposure.

For further information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “Man ‘Goes Out on a Limb’ to Relieve Himself at High School, Cops Say.”

Netcong Sexual Assault ChargesA man is headed to prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting an underage girl in Netcong and Mount Olive, NJ.

The suspect is a 34-year-old resident of Mount Olive in Morris County, New Jersey. He was placed under arrest in October 2016 after the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the Netcong Police Department investigated him for alleged sex crimes. Investigators determined that the suspect sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl over a period of seven years at locations in Netcong and Mount Olive, New Jersey.

The suspect reportedly resided in the same home as the victim for at least two years and functioned in an “adult supervisory role.”

The suspect was charged with numerous sexual offenses, including aggravated sexual assault and child endangerment.

A Morris County grand jury indicted the suspect on multiple counts of sexual assault. He later reached a plea deal with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office pleaded guilty to just one count of second degree sexual assault.

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is expected to recommend that the suspect be sentenced to five years in New Jersey State Prison at a sentencing hearing in September.

The suspect may have served as the victim’s guardian at the time of the sexual assault, so he could be subject to an investigation by Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P).

For more information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Man Who Admitted Sex with Teen Faces 5 Years in Prison.”

Morris County NJ Sex Crime AttorneysA Morris Township NJ man recently pleaded guilty to criminal charges for possession of child pornography.

The suspect is a 74-year-old resident of Morris Township, New Jersey. He previously served on the Morris County Board of Elections.

According to authorities, the suspect was caught with DVDs that featured images of child pornography. Law enforcement allegedly found the illicit sexual videos at the suspect’s residence in Morris Township, NJ.

Morris Township police officers seized the suspect’s personal computer and work computer, but there were reportedly no images of child pornography on either computer.

Police placed the suspect under arrest and charged him with endangering the welfare of a child.

While the child endangerment charges were pending, the suspect was suspended from his government position in Morris County.

The suspect could have been sentenced to prison time if convicted, but he reached a plea deal with Morris County prosecutors. In exchange for the suspect pleading guilty to child endangerment, prosecutors agreed to recommend that he be sentenced to a diversionary program: Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI).

The suspect also had to resign his government position, so he no longer serves on the Morris County Board of Elections.

For additional information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “Ex-Morris Elections Board Worker Reportedly Admits to Having Child Porn.”

Long Valley NJ Sex Crime LawyersA Long Valley NJ man was sentenced to prison after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a minor.

The suspect was 27 years of age when he first met the victim in 2014. The suspect and underage victim initially encountered each other at a Pennsylvania church, where the suspect reportedly served as a youth group leader.

According to authorities, the suspect was a father figure to the female victim. Over time, he allegedly took advantage of his position by getting the juvenile victim to have sex with him.

The victim was just 15 years old when the suspect sexually assaulted her. According to Morris County NJ prosecutors, the victim was a virgin.

Now the suspect is headed to prison after pleading guilty to one count of sexual assault. The suspect reached a plea agreement with prosecutors and pleading guilty to the sex crime in exchange for a recommendation that he be sentenced to seven years in New Jersey State Prison.

When the suspect finishes his term of incarceration, he will also have to register as a sex offender in accordance with Megan’s Law.

For additional information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Church Youth Group Leader Gets 7 Years for Assaulting Young Teen.”

Franklin Lakes NJ Sexual Assault ChargesA Franklin Lakes NJ special education teacher who was previously convicted of sexually abusing children has now had his professional licenses revoked in New Jersey.

The suspect is a 31-year-old man who lived in Franklin Lakes and served as a behavioral therapist for young children. In his professional capacity, the suspect sexually assaulted at least eight kids under the age of 13.

The suspect allegedly committed the sexual offenses between 2011 and 2015 in different parts of New Jersey, including Lafayette, Ringwood, Verona, Wantage, and West Milford.

Although the suspect reportedly did not have an official license to be a behavior analyst, he advertised his services online. He also had a license that allowed him to serve as a marriage and family therapy counselor in NJ.

The suspect’s plea deal with Sussex County prosecutors called for him to surrender his professional licenses and serve 10 years behind bars.

The plea agreement also included a guilty plea to criminal charges for health care claims fraud.

For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Special Education Consultant Who Sexually Assaulted 8 Kids Loses License.”

Rockaway NJ Sexual Assault ChargesA Rockaway Township police officer has been charged with sexual assaulting two minors, but he will be free on bail while the charges are pending.

The suspect is a 44-year-old man from Rockaway Township NJ. He works as a police officer with the Rockaway Township Police Department in Morris County. He was placed under arrest and charged with sexual assault after Morris County Prosecutor’s Office detectives investigated sexual abuse allegations.

The suspect has been accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl. According to law enforcement, he gave the victims alcohol and drugs and had sex with them on multiple occasions.

The suspect faces charges for several sex crimes, including two counts of sexual assault and four counts of child endangerment. If the suspect is ultimately convicted of sexual assault, he could potentially be sentenced to 5-10 years in NJ State Prison.

The suspect is about to be released from the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown NJ. However, he will be subject to restraining orders that bar him from any contact with the two teenage victims. Before he is officially released from jail, the suspect will be served with the restraining orders. His movements will also be tracked through electronic monitoring.

For further information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Cop Charged with Sexually Assaulting 2 Teens to Be Released from Jail.”

Parsippany NJ Invasion of Privacy LawyersAn elementary school teacher in Parsippany NJ was arrested after police allegedly discovered a secret recording device in a school bathroom.

The suspect is a 40-year-old man who lives in the the Gillette area of Long Hill, New Jersey. He also works as a physical education teacher at Littleton High School in Parsippany, New Jersey. According to authorities, the suspect placed a recording device in a faculty bathroom at the Parsippany NJ school.

Someone notified the Parsippany Police Department about the possible recording device, prompting an official police investigation. A Parsippany NJ detective allegedly found the recording device hidden near the toilets in the school’s faculty bathroom.

The suspect was subsequently placed under arrest and charged with invasion of privacy. It is possible that there could be more criminal charges filed against the suspect. Authorities have not stated whether the suspect might have recorded minors in the bathroom or anywhere else in the elementary school.

The suspect is currently on suspension from his teaching job at the Parsippany school. According to officials, he has worked at the elementary school since 2000.

For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Elementary School Teacher Put Recording Device in Faculty Bathroom, Cops Say.”

Rockaway NJ Sexual Assault AttorneysPolice arrested a Rockaway Township police officer who allegedly sexually assaulted two teen girls.

According to authorities, one of the victims is 15 years old and the other victim is 16 years old.

The suspect is a 40-year-old man who lives in Rockaway NJ and works as a police officer with the Rockaway Township Police Department.

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the Rockaway Township Police Department started a joint investigation into the suspect after at least one of the victims came forward with the allegations against the suspect. Investigators determined that the suspect gave the victims alcohol and drugs and “engaged in acts of sexual penetration.”

The suspect has been charged with numerous sex crimes, including sexual assault and child endangerment.

After being arrested and processed, the suspect was taken to the Morris County Jail in Morristown, New Jersey. He remained at the correctional facility in advance of a bail hearing.

For further information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “Rockaway Cop Charged with Sexually Assaulting 2 Teenage Girls.”