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Township of Ocean Police Department
Tuesday February 28th, 2023 :: 08:46 a.m. EST


Updated information on Sexual Assault arrest

SUBJECT:  Arrest for Aggravated Sexual Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor
DATE/TIME: 01/9/2023 8:50 am                  
OFFICERS: Officer James Woodley, Detectives Walker and Clune, and Detectives from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Bureau              
LOCATION: West Park Avenue in Ocean Township   
ACCUSED: Lasaro Cesar Quintino 52 year old male of Long Branch, NJ
NARRATIVE:   On January 9th, 2023 at approximately 8:50 am officers responded to the Intermediate school and took a report of a sexual assault that occurred at a residence in Ocean Township.  During the course of their investigation, Detectives from Ocean Township Police and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office took statements from the victim and potential witnesses.  It was learned that the accused was residing in Long Branch and officers responded to his residence.  While on location in Long Branch, the accused, Lasaro Cesar Quintino, was located and placed under arrest.  He was transported to headquarters, but declined to provide a statement.  He was charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.  He was processed and committed to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution pending his initial court appearance.  At no time was the accused at the school nor did the incident occur on school property.  (**Correction from information published by the Monmouth Journal) **)
PREPARED BY:         Detective Lieutenant Paul Flammia
                                    Public Information Officer
                                    (732) 531-1800
                                    [email protected]
DATE:                          02/28/2023

Township of Ocean Police Department
399 Monmouth Road
Ocean Township, NJ 07755

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