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Passaic Man Detained for the Kidnapping, Sexual Assault of a Juvenile Victim


Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Passaic Police Chief Luis A. Guzman announce the pretrial detention of Eloy Tomay Coyotl, 32, from Passaic. 

County officials said that Mr. Tomay Coyotl was arrested without incident on July 30, after an investigation conducted by the Passaic Police Department, with assistance from the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

According to county officials, Mr. Tomay Coyotl is charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, kidnapping, aggravated criminal sexual contact, criminal sexual contact, criminal restraint, luring, and endangering the welfare of a child.

County officials said that on May 17, Bloomfield Police Department and Passaic Police Department were dispatched on a report of a sexual assault. 

According to police, after speaking with the 17-year-old victim, from Bloomfield, and witnesses, the investigation revealed that Mr. Tomay Coyotl pulled the victim into his car, drove through Bloomfield and into Passaic, then sexually assaulted the victim while in his vehicle.

At a detention hearing on Monday, August 3, the Honorable Marilyn C. Clark, J.S.C. granted the State’s motion for the pretrial detention of Mr. Tomay Coyotl. 

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident or other incidents regarding this individual to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO.