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For Immediate Release:                                      

February 11, 2022                                      

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JOHN S. BUCCI (DOB: 6/23/1982; married; employed as service account manager) of 24 Seminole Avenue, Dumont, NJ on child pornography charges. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

On Friday, February 11, 2022, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at the residence of JOHN S. BUCCI during the course of an Internet child pornography investigation.  The investigation revealed that BUCCI used the Internet to view, download, possess and distribute digital files depicting nude and/or sexually explicit prepubescent children.

As a result of the investigation, JOHN S. BUCCI was arrested on Friday, February 11, 2022 in Paramus, NJ and charged with second-degree distribution of child pornography, N.J.S.A 2C:24-4b.(5)(a)(i); and third-degree possession of child pornography, N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b.(5)(b)(iii).  BUCCI was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.

Prosecutor Musella states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.  Prosecutor Musella thanks the Dumont Police Department for their assistance, as well as the Lyndhurst Police Department, Bergen County Sheriff’s Office and Saddle Brook Police Department which participate in the Bergen County Cyber Crimes Task Force.