Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of Deangelo Gonzalez, 35, of Bergenfield, on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
According to authorities, on August 18th, the Bergenfield Police Department and Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit received information that Gonzalez had inappropriate sexual contact with a 13-year-old victim in Bergenfield.
As a result of the investigation, Gonzalez was arrested on December 15th and charged with one count of Aggravated Sexual Assault, one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and one count of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact.
Authorities detained Gonzalez and he was remanded to the jail pending a detention hearing yet to be scheduled.
Prosecutor Grewal states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.