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For Immediate Release: March 26, 2024 Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of 76-year-old PHILLIP PORTER of Hackensack, NJ on charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault by contact and endangering the welfare of a child. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Hackensack Police Department under the direction of Officer-in-Charge Captain Michael Antista. On Saturday, March 23, 2024, the Hackensack Police Department contacted the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit regarding the alleged sexual assault of a juvenile that occurred in the past. An investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Hackensack Police Department revealed that PHILLIP PORTER sexually assaulted a juvenile under the age of 13 in Hackensack, NJ. As a result of the investigation, on Monday, March 25, 2024, PHILLIP PORTER was charged with…

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For Immediate Release:March 16, 2022Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JAMES FALLETTI (DOB: 7/18/1978; married; teacher) of Hackensack, NJ on endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated criminal sexual contact charges. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Elmwood Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Michael Foligno. On Monday, August 30, 2021, the Elmwood Park Police Department contacted the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit regarding the alleged sexual assault of a child. A months-long investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Elmwood Park Police Department revealed that JAMES FALLETTI sexually assaulted the child, who was younger than 16 years old, in Elmwood Park, NJ. As a result of the investigation, on Monday, March 14, 2022, JAMES FALLETTI was arrested in Paramus, NJ, and…

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