FORT LEE, NJ MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD, AND PROVIDING OBSCENITY TO A MINOR
For Immediate Release:
March 30, 2022
Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of SKY J. MARSHALL (DOB: 2/17/1997; single; cashier) of 555 North Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ on child pornography 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.
On Tuesday, March 29, 2022, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit identified SKY MARSHALL during an ongoing Internet child pornography investigation. The investigation revealed that MARSHALL used the Internet to view, download and possess files depicting nude and/or sexually explicit prepubescent and pubescent children. In addition, MARSHALL used social media to engage in sexually explicit dialogue and send nude images to underage children. During such online conversations, MARSHALL obtained nude and/or sexually explicit images of juveniles and sent nude images to the children.
As a result of the investigation, SKY MARSHALL was arrested on March 29, 2022 in Paramus, NJ and charged with third-degree possession of child pornography, N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b(5)(b)(iii); third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4a(1); and third-degree providing obscenity to a minor, N.J.S.A. 2C:34-3b(1). MARSHALL was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.
This investigation, led by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit, is continuing. Any parent or guardian who determines that their child has communicated with the online screen names: “james_atten” or “outadanger” or “focyer” may contact the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit at (201) 226-5518.
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 Fort Lee Police Department for their assistance, as well as the Glen Rock Police Department, Englewood Police Department, Saddle Brook Police Department and Hackensack Police Department which all participate in the Bergen County Cyber Crimes Task Force.