Tag Archives: Child Endangerment

New trial required in Monmouth County child endangerment case due to inadequate jury instructions

The conviction and sentencing of a high school baseball coach for endangering the welfare of ten children was irreparably tainted by faulty jury instructions, a New Jersey court ruled in October. The error, the court held, required a reversal of … Continue reading

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Monmouth County teacher faces child porn charges

A Monmouth County teacher was recently charged with possession and distribution of child pornography and endangering the welfare of a minor after he was arrested at his Cranford residence. The 24 year old music teacher at Ocean Township HIgh School … Continue reading

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Man accepts plea agreement for aggravated sexual assault in New Jersey

A New Jersey man recently accepted a plea bargain in which he pled guilty to aggravated sexual assault, taking a sentence of 7 years in prison in exchange for the prosecution’s agreement to drop several other charges including criminal sexual … Continue reading

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Endangering the welfare of a child in New Jersey

In New Jersey, when an individual is charged with the sexual assault of a child, the charge is often coupled with a second charge of endangering the welfare of a child. An example of these charges arose recently when a … Continue reading

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When sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child are charged together

Armando Contreras-Lopez, a 23-year-old New Jersey man, was recently accused of sexually assaulting a 13 year old girl on multiple occasions. In addition to the charges of sexual assault, he was also accused of endangering the welfare of a child … Continue reading

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