Jersey City Man Charged with Sex Crime on Juvenile

Jersey City Man Charged with Sex Crime on Juvenile


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Caitlin Mota
PHONE: (201) 577-6699
EMAIL: cmota@hcpo.org
DATE: Friday, January 26, 2024

JERSEY CITY MAN CHARGED WITH SEX CRIME ON JUVENILE

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:

On Thursday, January 25, 2024, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Nestor Moreno, 28, for a sex crime involving a juvenile girl. The crimes occurred on multiple occasions in Jersey City in 2019 when the victim was 9 years old. The victim is known to the defendant.

Moreno, of Jersey City, is charged with Sexual Assault by Contact in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2b, a crime of the second degree, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4a(1), a crime of the third degree. He was arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Secaucus and transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending his first court appearance.

Anyone wishing to report a sex crime should call the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit (SVU) at 201-915-1234. The above charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. R.P.C.3.6(b)(6).