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Paterson Man Indicted on Sexual Assault, Endangering the Welfare of a Child Charges

By rlsmetro on
Paterson

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces that Muniru Owe, 71, of Paterson, has been indicted on multiple counts for sexual offenses against two children.

According to officials, a Passaic County Grand Jury has returned Indictment No. 21-06-00250-I charging Mr. Owe for sexual offenses against two children that took place at a residence in Haledon from June 2000 through June 2009. 

Officials said that Mr. Owe was indicted on one count of second-degree Sexual Assault, one count of second-degree Attempted Sexual Assault, two counts of second-degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child and one count of fourth-degree Criminal Sexual Contact.

Mr. Owe is currently on pre-trial release pending the disposition of this case. Mr. Owe is scheduled for arraignment on July 13 before the Honorable Imre Karaszegi, Jr., J.S.C. A criminal indictment is merely an accusation.

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