A man was charged with sexually assaulting a woman he met in a Hoboken bar

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Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:

On Thursday, November 3, 2022, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Kenny Arceda, 23, for committing a sex crime on a woman in Hoboken. The crime occurred in the early morning hours of August 4, 2022 in the vestibule area of a building on the 100 block of Washington Street. The 20-year-old victim was an acquaintance of Arceda, whom she had previously met at a bar in Hoboken.

Arceda, of Jersey City, is charged with one count of Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14- 2c(1), a crime of the second degree. He was arrested in West Orange and transported 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 Thursday, November 10, 2022.

Prosecutor Suarez credited the Special Victims Unit with the investigation and arrest, with assistance from the Hoboken Police Department. 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).