North Bergen Man Arrested, Charged in Aggravated Sexual Assault
Accordig to officials on June 4, detectives from the Special Victims Unit of the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor arrested Mr. Oscar Juracan-Juracan, 26, of North Bergen, in connection with an aggravated sexual assault during a burglary which occurred inside a residence on 4th Avenue in North Bergen on the morning of May 25, officials say.
Officials say he was arrested without incident at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City.
According to reports, Juracan-Juracan has been charged with two counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Burglary, Terroristic Threats, and Simple Assault.
Police say that Juracan-Juracan is scheduled to make his first appearance on these charges in Criminal Justice Reform Court in the Hudson County Administration Building in Jersey City on Wednesday, June 5. The Prosecutor’s Office has filed a motion for pretrial detention of the defendant.
On May 25, members of the Prosecutor’s Office SVU and the North Bergen Police Department responded to a report of a sexual assault on 4th Avenue in North Bergen, reports say. A 49-year- old female victim reported that she was awakened and sexually assaulted by an unknown male.
Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit for the investigation and subsequent arrest with assistance from the North Bergen Police Department.
The above charges are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.