A Mays Landing man has been indicted for attempting to lure two minors into his vehicle, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
According to authorities, Talal L. Aridi, 35, was indicted by an Atlantic County Grand Jury on Jan. 30th for two counts of second degree Attempt to Lure or Entice a Minor by Various Means, One Count of fourth degree Stalking.
The charges stem from an incident that occurred on July 16, 2018 in Hamilton Township.
Officials say Aridi is scheduled to be arraigned on February 20, 2019. Aridi is detained and being held in the Atlantic County Justice Facility.
The investigation was a joint effort between the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Township of Hamilton Police Department.
These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page.
People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.