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For Immediate Release:

February 16, 2022

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JOHN RAMIREZ (DOB: 11/22/1990; married; unemployed) of Englewood, NJ on sexual assault and child endangerment 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 Englewood Police Department under the direction of Officer-in-Charge Deputy Chief Thomas Greeley.

On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, the Englewood Police Department contacted the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit regarding the alleged sexual assault of a child. An investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Englewood Police Department revealed that JOHN RAMIREZ sexually assaulted the child, who was younger than 16 years old, in Englewood, NJ on more than one occasion.

As a result of the investigation, on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, JOHN RAMIREZ was arrested in Paramus, NJ and charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2a(2)c; second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4a(2); and third-degree aggravated criminal sexual contact, N.J.S.A. 2C:14-3a. RAMIREZ was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending his first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, NJ.

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, and he would like to thank the Englewood Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.