A U.S. airman from Jersey City has been charged with sex crimes involving his nine-year-old daughter, included the transmission of explicit images and videos while he was stationed in Dubai, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
Yesterday, members of the U.S. Marshals Service Arizona Violent Offender Task Force, in conjunction with the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force, arrested a 30-year-old Jersey City man on sex crime charges involving his 9-year-old daughter.
At least one of the crimes occurred while the defendant was stationed in Dubai as a member of the U.S. Air Force and involved the transmission of explicit images and videos while the daughter was in Jersey City.
The name of the defendant is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim.
He is charged with aggravated sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, sexual assault by contact, and attempted aggravated sexual assault.
The victim was between the ages of 8 and 9 at the time the crimes occurred. The defendant remains in custody in Arizona while awaiting extradition to New Jersey.
Suarez credited the HCPO Special Victims Unit and the U.S. Marshals Service with the investigation and arrest.