Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of SEBASTIAN MORENO (DOB: 01/13/96, single; and a student) of 39 Grove Street, Little Ferry, New Jersey on a charge of Sexual Assault. The arrest is the result of a joint investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, and the Mahwah Police Department under the direction of Chief James Batelli.
On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that a 19-year-old female reported she was sexually assaulted by Sebastian MORENO in Mahwah, New Jersey. As a result of the information received, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and Mahwah Police Department initiated an investigation.
As a result of the investigation, Sebastian MORENO was arrested on Thursday, September 28, 2017 in Mahwah, New Jersey and charged with one count of Sexual Assault, N.J.S.A.,2C:14-2c(1), a 2nd degree crime. MORENO is scheduled to appear in Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court for a first appearance on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
Prosecutor Grewal states that this charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would also like to thank the Mahwah Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.