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North Bergen Man Charged with Attempted Sexual Assault of a Minor

Bound Brook

Somerset County officials have announced the arrest of Dave J. Adamovic, 48, of North Bergen for Attempted Sexual Assault of a Minor.  

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson stated that beginning in October of 2020, as part of a joint initiative conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Computer Crimes Unit, Dave J. Adamovic began chatting on various application platforms with an undercover detective whom he believed to be 14 years of age.

According to officials, Adamovic’s chats became sexual in nature and throughout the course of the investigation made arrangements to travel to meet the undercover detective to engage in sexual intercourse. 

As a result of this investigation, on February 5, Adamovic traveled to Bound Brook to meet with the person whom he believed to be 14 years of age to engage in sexual acts.  

According to police, upon arriving in the Bound Brook area, Adamovic was taken into custody without incident by authorities assigned to the investigation.  

According to county officials, Adamovic was charged with Attempted Luring, Attempted Sexual Assault, Attempted Manufacturing Explicate Images of a Child, Attempted Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Promotion of Obscene Material to a Person under 18 years of age. Adamovic was lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a bail detention hearing. 

Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor and Chief Bet request that anyone with information relating to the investigation contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office at (908) 231-7100 or the Bound Brook Police Department at (732) 356-0800. 

Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.