Palisades Park Man Charged with Child Abuse

Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of Roberto Morquecho, 32, of Palisades Park, on a charge of child abuse.

According to authorities, on Wednesday the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office was contacted by the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and advised that a 6-year- old female child attended school with injuries to her arm and leg.

As a result of the investigation, Morquecho was arrested Wednesday in Paramus and charged with one count of child abuse, in violation of N.J.S.A. 9:6-3, a 4th degree crime.

He was released on a summons and is scheduled to appear in Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court for a first appearance on March 6th.