Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Mr. Norman Dobres 55, of Hasbrouck Heights, on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault By Sexual Contact, and Endangering The Welfare Of A Minor.
The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and the Hasbrouck Height Police Department under the direction of Chief Michael Colaneri.
According to a statement released by Bergen County officials, on Wednesday, May 15th, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received a report from the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department that Dobres had sexually assaulted a minor under the age of thirteen on more than one occasion.
Officials say as a result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit, and the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department, police arrested Bobres Friday, May 17th in Paramus then charged him with the crimes he allegedly committed.
Police transported Dobres to the Bergen County Jail where his first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack was Saturday at 9:00 AM.
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 also like to thank the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department for its assistance in this investigation.