Prosecutor: Jersey City man, 56, charged with sex crime involving 11-year-old girl


A Jersey City man, 56, has been charged with a sex crime involving an 11-year-old girl yesterday, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Yesterday, members of the HCPO Special Victims Unit arrested William Dudek, 56, of Jersey City, on charges relating to a sex crime involving an 11-year-old girl, Suarez said in a statement.

Dudek was charged with sexual assault by contact a, crime of the second degree, and endangering the welfare of a child, a crime of the third degree.

He was remanded to the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending his first court appearance. The State has filed a detention motion, which is tentatively scheduled to be heard on Wednesday, March 23rd.

The crime occurred on Wednesday, March 16th before 4 p.m. on Central Avenue in Jersey City and Dudek is a stranger to the victim.

Suarez credited the HCPO SVU with the investigation and thanked the Jersey City Police Department for their assistance.

Anyone wishing to report a sex crime should call the HCPO SVU at 201-915-1234.

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