Somerset County authorities reported the arrest of Mr. Lenic S. Galvin, 20, of Linden Avenue, Bound Brook in relation to a sexual assault involving a minor in Bound Brook.
Prosecutor McDonald stated that on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office received information that a 12-year-old victim was alleging that she was sexually assaulted in Bound Brook by an unknown male who she met on social media.
According to officials, the investigation into the alleged sexual assault was conducted by detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit and detectives from the Bound Brook Borough Police Department.
The 12-year-old female was interviewed by a detective from the Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Unit.
Officials said the victim stated that she met an unknown male on social media, whom was later identified as Lenic Galvin.
Galvin arranged for transportation for the victim to his residence where he sexually assaulted her.
On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, as a result of this investigation, Defendant Galvin was arrested without incident in Bound Brook and charged with 1st degree Aggravated Sexual Assault, 2nd degree Sexual Assault by Contact and 3rd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.
Defendant Galvin was lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.