Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that on Monday, November 2, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested William Sparrow, 62, of Jersey City, on charges that he possessed more than 1,000 explicit images of minors on his laptop computer.
According to officials Sparrow has been charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child for Possession of Explicit Images of Minors.
Police report that Sparrow was arrested at his home in Jersey City just before 9:30 a.m. Monday without incident. The arrest followed an investigation by the Special Victims Unit that began on October 19, after the images were found on Sparrow’s computer by a technician at a Jersey City retailer who notified police.
Anyone wishing to report a sex crime should call the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Special
Victims Unit (SVU) at 201-915-1234.
The above charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.