5 charged with sexually abusing the same child

The News Leader

June 2, 2010 7:05:22 AM PDT
Several men have been arrested in New Jersey, accused of sexually abusing the same child. The Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office and the High Bridge Borough Police Department announced the arrest of five men allegedly involved in crimes during which a child under the age of 13 was identified as a victim.

During the month of March 2010, detectives found that the victim had been subject to crimes of a sexual nature on numerous occasions.

The suspects have been identified as:

  • Cesar Solis, 23, of Somerville
  • Nicholus Martiz, 19, of High Bridge
  • Carlos Heras, 18, of East Stroudsburg, Pa.
  • Joseph Costantin, 19, of High Bridge
  • Eric Hartman, 21, of High Bridge.

    Solis, Martiz, Heras and Hartman are charged with aggravated sexual assault, while Costantin is charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

    The investigation remains active with additional charges possible, along with additional suspects being identified.


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