RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ MAN CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT, AGGRAVATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONTACT, AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD
For Immediate Release:
July 6, 2023
Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of HUMBERTO DUENAS (DOB: 04/20/1962; married; trucking industry) of Ridgefield Park, NJ, on charges of aggravated sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual contact, and endangering the welfare of a child. 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 Ridgefield Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Joseph Rella.
On Thursday, June 29, 2023, the Ridgefield Park Police Department contacted the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit regarding the alleged sexual assaults of three separate victims, including one under the age of 13. An investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Ridgefield Park Police Department revealed that HUMBERTO DUENAS sexually assaulted the victims at multiple locations.
As a result of the investigation, on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, HUMBERTO DUENAS was arrested in Ridgefield Park, NJ, and charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2a(7); second-degree sexual assault, N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2b; third-degree aggravated criminal sexual contact, N.J.S.A. 2C:14-3a; and two counts of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4a. DUENAS 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. He would also like to thank the Ridgefield Park Police Department for its assistance in this investigation.