Prosecutor: North Bergen man arrested for sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl at motel

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A North Bergen man was arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at a local motel, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

Carlos Gonzalez. Photo courtesy of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

On June 12, 2019, shortly after 11:45 p.m., officers from the North Bergen Police Department responded to the Fountain Motel on a report of an alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old female victim who had traveled to the metropolitan area from Washington, D.C., Suarez said in a statement.

The Special Victims Unit of the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor was notified and on
June 13, 2019, after an investigation, members of the Unit and the North Bergen Police
Department arrested Carlos Gonzalez, 46, of North Bergen.

He was arrested without incident.

Gonzalez has been charged with sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal sexual contact, authorities said.

The Prosecutor’s Office has filed a motion for pretrial detention of Gonzalez. He is scheduled to make a court appearance on Wednesday, June 19th, officials said.