Press Release


For Immediate Release:
January 20, 2023

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of GREGORY R. DONLAN (DOB: 5/28/1997; single; pharmacy technician) of 160 Overlook Avenue, Apartment 19A, Hackensack, NJ on a charge 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, January 19, 2022, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at the residence of GREGORY R. DONLAN during a months-long Internet child pornography investigation. The investigation revealed that DONLAN 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, GREGORY DONLAN was arrested on Thursday, January 19, 2023 in Paramus, NJ and charged with third-degree possession of child pornography, N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b(5)(b)(iii). DONLAN was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.

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 Hackensack Police Department for their assistance, as well as the Morris County Sheriff’s Department, Paramus Police Department and Lyndhurst Police Department which participate in the Bergen County Cyber Crimes Task Force.