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Man Wanted on Sex Assault Charges in Hawaii Apprehended in West New York

West New York

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced that on Sept. 22nd, detectives from the Prosecutor’s Fugitive Unit located and arrested Daniel M. Brito, 27, of West New York, who is wanted in Hawaii on three counts of Sexual Assault Against a Child.

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said detectives arrested after the Honolulu Police Department informed the HCPO Fugitive Unit that Brito could be in the area. Detectives then began a brief investigation, and Brito was located and arrested at 6209 Bergenline Avenue in West New York where he worked as a trainer at a gym. Police arrested Brito without incident.

Brito is scheduled to have his First Appearance Hearing and Extradition Hearing on September 28th, in the Hudson County Administration Building located at 595 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. He is expected be held in the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending extradition proceedings.

The above charges are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.