DANIEL FERGUSON CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of DANIEL FERGUSON (DOB: 06/25/1989) of 258 Cleveland Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey relating to charges of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, specifically by possessing images of Child Pornography. FERGUSON was arrested on Friday, January 23, 2015 without incident subsequent to a search warrant that was executed at his residence.
The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutorís Office Computer Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Carmen MARTINO.
The investigation revealed that Daniel FERGUSON was using the Internet to acquire images of child pornography. During the search of his residence, Daniel FERGUSON was found to be in possession of marijuana under fifty (50) grams and drug paraphernalia and was charged accordingly by the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department.
Daniel FERGUSON was charged with one (1) count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child for being in possession of the aforementioned images. FERGUSON was issued a summons and released on his own recognizance.
Prosecutor Molinelli states that these charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Prosecutor Molinelli would also like to thank the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department for their assistance with the arrest and the Bogota, Carlstadt and Oradell Police Departments who provided additional support in the form of Computer Crimes Task Force personnel.
BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
CHARGE INFORMATION FORM
DEFENDANT: DANIEL J. FERGUSON DOB: 6/25/1989
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 258 CLEVELAND AVENUE, HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ
MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE
DATE OF ARREST: 1/23/2015
PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: RESIDENCE
AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE COMPUTER CRIMES TASK FORCE
HASBROUCK HEIGHTS POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS
ONE (1) COUNT OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD -POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4B(5), 4TH DEGREE CRIME
ARRAIGNMENT DATE: JANUARY 27, 2015, 4:00 P.M.
JUDGE: CENTRAL MUNICIPAL COURT
BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: N/A
PRESENT STATUS: R.O.R.
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