Man faces kidnapping and other charges in alleged sexual assault of New York woman
A 44-year-old man was arrested for the aggravated sexual assault of a New York woman. The alleged incident occurred while she was sleeping in a parked vehicle.
Along with two counts of aggravated sexual assault, Juan Gonzalez-Fuentes was charged with kidnapping, burglary, carjacking and aggravated sexual criminal contact. The 26-year-old woman was sleeping in a running car that belonged to her boyfriend. The vehicle was parked on 28th Street in Union City, New Jersey.
Gonzalez-Fuentes allegedly entered the car, drove it to downtown North Bergen and sexually assaulted the woman. He then fled the scene when she woke up.
In New York, sexual assault refers to many different offenses that involve unwelcome sexual contact, ranging from touching to rape. Anyone who is convicted of sexual assault is required to register as a sex offender.
While a sexual assault conviction carries harsh penalties, even just being accused of committing a sex crime can deliver a serious blow to your reputation and livelihood. If you are facing sexual assault charges, you need a criminal defense attorney in your corner.
At Brill Legal Group, we believe you deserve a fair chance to fight the allegations. Our New York sexual assault defense attorneys have in-depth knowledge of the court system and understand exactly how prosecutors operate in such cases. to learn more about what we can do for you.