Press Release


For Immediate Release:
April 7, 2023

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of MICHAEL T. SCHEUERMAN (DOB: 10/05/1982; single; clerical) of 422 Paterson Avenue, East Rutherford, NJ, on the charges of possession of child sexual abuse material. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

On Thursday, April 6, 2023, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at the residence of MICHAEL SCHEUERMAN during an Internet child pornography investigation. The investigation revealed that SCHEUERMAN used the Internet to view, download and possess items depicting nude and/or sexually explicit prepubescent and pubescent children.

As a result of the investigation, MICHAEL T. SCHEUERMAN was arrested on Thursday, April 6, 2023, in Paramus, NJ and charged with third-degree possession of child pornography, N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b(5)(b)(iii). SCHEUERMAN was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, NJ.

Prosecutor Musella states that the charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Prosecutor Musella thanks the East Rutherford Police Department for its assistance, as well as the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, and the Paramus, Englewood, Saddle Brook and Lyndhurst Police Departments which participate in the Bergen County Cyber Crimes Task Force.