Passaic County officials announce the arrest of Julissa Rosario, 33, of Paterson. Ms. Rosario was arrested on April 12, after an investigation conducted by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Paterson Police Department.
According to officials Ms. Rosario is charged with second-degree Aggravated Assault, third-degree Aggravated Assault, two counts of second-degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child, third-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and fourth-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.
According to police, on March 23, the Paterson Police Department received a report of a 15-year-old child who sustained injuries allegedly from being struck with an electrical cord. Prosecutor’s Office detectives interviewed the victim and other witnesses. Based upon the investigation, Ms. Rosario was charged.
Ms. Rosario was released and will be appearing in Central Judicial Processing Court within two weeks. A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
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 or contact the Paterson Police Department at (973) 321-1111.