NORTH BERGEN, NJ CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT FOR ENGAGING IN AN INAPPROPRIATE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH A JUVENILE

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of KHALED KHALIL (DOB:12/09/00; single; employed as a cook ) of North Bergen, NJ on one count of Sexual Assault and one count of Endangering The Welfare Of A Child. The arrest is the result of a joint investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and the Edgewater Police Department under the direction of Chief Donald Martin.

On Monday, February 17, 2020, the North Bergen Police Department contacted Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit regarding an allegation that Khaled Khalil engaged in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a juvenile in Edgewater, New Jersey. An investigation was initiated by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Edgewater Police Department. As a result of the investigation, on Tuesday, February 19, 2020, Khaled Khalil was arrested and charged with one count of Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:142C(4), a second degree crime; and one count of Endangering The Welfare Of A Child in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4A(1), a third degree crime. Khalid was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending his first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court.

Prosecutor Musella states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would like to thank the Edgewater Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.

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