YAIR PAZ-PINEDA OF CRESSKILL ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE 
TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: ACTING PROSECUTOR GURBIR S. GREWAL

Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of YAIR PAZ-PINEDA (DOB: 12/27/1984) of 54 Broadway, Cresskill, New Jersey on a drug charge. This arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Narcotic Task Force under the direction of Chief Carmen MARTINO, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department K9 Unit under the direction of Sheriff Michael SAUDINO, the Dumont Police Department under the direction of Chief Joseph L. FAULBORN Jr., the Cresskill Police Department under the direction of Chief Edward J. WRIXON, and the Tenafly Police Department under the direction of Chief Robert CHAMBERLAIN.

Pursuant to this investigation, it was determined that Yair PAZ-PINEDA was involved in the distribution of controlled dangerous substances in the area of Cresskill, New Jersey. On Monday, May 2, 2016, police personnel executed a search warrant at Mr. PAZ-PINEDA’s residence. As a result of searching this location, police personnel located and seized suspected cocaine and drug paraphernalia consistent with the distribution of controlled dangerous substances.

Yair PAZ-PINEDA was charged with one (1) count of Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Dangerous Substance, namely Cocaine, in a Quantity Less than One-Half (1/2) Ounce, a third degree crime.

Acting Prosecutor Grewal states that this charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and would also like to thank the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department, the Cresskill Police Department, the Tenafly Police Department, and the Dumont Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.

BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
CHARGE INFORMATION FORM

DEFENDANT: YAIR PAZ-PINEDA DOB: 12-27-1984

LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 54 BROADWAY, CRESSKILL, NEW JERSEY 07626

MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE

OCCUPATION: UNEMPLOYED

ARREST INFORMATION

DATE OF ARREST: 05-02-2016

PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: CRESSKILL, NEW JERSEY

AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE,
NARCOTIC TASK FORCE
CRESSKILL POLICE DEPARTMENT
DUMONT POLICE DEPARTMENT
TENAFLY POLICE DEPARTMENT
BERGEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS

ONE (1) COUNT OF POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE, NAMELY COCAINE, IN A QUANTITY LESS THAN ONE-HALF (1/2) OUNCE, IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5A (1)/5B (3), A THIRD DEGREE CRIME.

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION

ARRAIGNMENT DATE: MAY 18, 2016 @ 8:30 A.M.

JUDGE: HONORABLE LOUIS J. DINICE, J.M.C.

BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: RELEASED ON SUMMONS

PRESENT STATUS: R.O.R.

YAIR PAZ-PINEDA
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FERNANDO SALINAS OF PARAMUS CHARGED WITH SEX ASSAULTS AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT 
TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: ACTING BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR GURBIR S. GREWAL

Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of FERNANDO SALINAS of 35 S Fairview Avenue, Paramus, New Jersey (DOB: 05/06/1967) on two (2) counts of Sexual Assault and two (2) Counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The arrest came about as the result of a joint investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit under the direction of Chief Carmen MARTINO and the Paramus Police Department under the direction of Chief Kenneth R. EHRENBERG.

On Friday, April 29, 2016, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, Special Victim’s Unit and the Paramus Police Department arrested Fernando SALINAS after learning that he engaged in inappropriate sexual activity with two juvenile victims, a five (5) year-old male and a fifteen (15) year-old male. The fifteen (15) year old male reported that the inappropriate sexual activity took place when he was six (6) or seven (7) years old. The five (5) year-old victim disclosed the inappropriate sexual activity to his father, who contacted the Paramus Police Department, who then notified the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office. Arrangements were made for the victims to be interviewed by Detectives from the Special Victims Unit. During those interviews, the victims provided specific details regarding what had occurred with Mr. SALINAS. The ensuing investigation resulted in the arrest of Mr. SALINAS.

Fernando SALINAS was charged with two (2) counts of Sexual Assault and two (2) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Bail for Mr. SALINAS set by the Honorable Frances A. McGrogan, J.S.C. in the amount of $200.000 with no 10% option. Additional restrictions of bail were that Mr. SALINAS could not have contact with the victims and had to surrender his passport. Mr. SALINAS was remanded to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of bail.

Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Grewal states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and would also like to thank the Paramus Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.

BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
CHARGE INFORMATION FORM

DEFENDANT 1: FERNANDO SALINAS DOB: 05/06/1967

LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 35 S. FAIRVIEW AVENUE, PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY

MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE

OCCUPATION: MECHANIC

ARREST INFORMATION

DATE OF ARREST: 04/29/2016

PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: PARAMUS, NJ

AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE
PARAMUS POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS

TWO (2) COUNTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2B – 2nd DEGREE CRIME

TWO (2) COUNTS OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4A – 2ND DEGREE CRIME

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION

ARRAIGNMENT DATE: 05/06/2016 TIME: 8:30 A.M.

JUDGE: ROY MCGEADY, P.J.M.C. –ROOM 114 C.J.P. – BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.

BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: NO BAIL, NO CONTACT WITH THE VICTIM
MUST SURRENDER PASSPORT, CANNOT APPLY
FOR ANOTHER PASSPORT

PRESENT STATUS: REMANDED TO BERGEN COUNTY JAIL

FERNANDO SALINAS
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