By: Yuritza Arroyo
Atlantic County officials announced that Isaiah Banks-Carey, 28, of Atlantic City, was sentenced on February 24, to an aggregate of 25 years in New Jersey State Prison with 25 years of parole ineligibility, under the Jessica Lunsford Act, for three counts of aggravated sexual assault against two minor children.
According to officials, the Banks-Carey previously pled guilty on August 11, 2022.
On September 4, 2019, detectives from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and members of the Atlantic City Police Department arrested Isaiah Banks- Carey.
Authorities say the case was reported to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office by the Department of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) after two of the victims, sisters, ages 12 and 13, and both became pregnant during the same time frame.
An investigation conducted by detectives revealed Banks-Carey was a suspect in the pregnancies.
According to officials, DNA evidence was obtained, and the NJSP DNA Lab results confirmed that Isaiah Banks-Carey was the father of the newborn babies.
Banks-Carey will serve his New Jersey State Prison sentence with the additional conditions of Megan’s Law, Parole Supervision for Life, and no contact with the victim and the victim’s family.