NORTH BERGEN, NJ MAN CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD
Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of EDDY CHOCOJ (DOB: 8/14/1988; single; unemployed) of North Bergen, 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 Fairview Police Department under the direction of Chief David Brennan.
On November 9, 2022, the Fairview 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 Fairview Police Department revealed that EDDY CHOCOJ sexually assaulted a child between the ages of 4 and 11 years old on multiple occasions in Fairview, NJ.
As a result of the investigation, on Monday, November 21, 2022, EDDY CHOCOJ was arrested in Paramus, NJ and charged with four counts of second-degree sexual assault, N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2b; and one count of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4a. CHOCOJ 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 Fairview Police Department for its assistance in this investigation.