Teaneck Man Charged with Sexual Assault

Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of Jairo Santos-Urena, 28, of Teaneck, on charges of sexual assault by sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a minor.

According to authorities, on December 11th, the Teaneck Police Department received a report that Santos-Urena engaged in sexual acts with a minor under the age of thirteen in Teaneck on numerous occasions between 2015 and 2017.

As a result of the investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Teaneck Police Department, Santos-Urena was arrested on December 12th in Paramus and charged with one count of sexual assault by sexual contact and one count of Endangering the welfare of a Minor.

Officials say Santos-Urena is scheduled for a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack on December 17th at 9 a.m.

Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.