An international team of law enforcement officers has arrested a Jersey City man in Colombia in connection with the sexual assault of a child last month.
On Sunday Colombian authorities, aided by the United States Marshals Service Colombia Foreign Field and United States Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force, took Abel Ore-Guzman, 63, into custody. Ore-Guzman was formally arrested yesterday upon his arrival at Newark International Airport.
Ore-Guzman was wanted on charges that he sexually assaulted a 7 year-old girl last month in her family’s Jersey City home where he was renting a room.
Ore-Guzman has been charged with Sexual Assault by Contact, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Attempting to Lure or Entice a Child.
Hudson County Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims, the Jersey City Police Department, Colombian law enforcement and the United States Marshals Service with the investigation and arrest.
Anyone wishing to report a sex crime should call the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit (SVU) at 201-915-1234.