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Bayonne Man Charged with Multiple Sex Crimes Involving Minors

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Anthony Lashley, a 38-year-old from Bayonne, is charged with numerous sex crimes involving four female minors in Jersey City and Bayonne, as reported by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

Key Takeaways
  • Anthony Lashley, 38, faces multiple charges, including three counts of aggravated sexual assault and five counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
  • The crimes, involving four female minors, occurred multiple times between 2017 and 2024 in Jersey City and Bayonne.
  • Lashley remains in custody, with the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit conducting an ongoing investigation.

Bayonne Man, 38, Arrested for Assaulting Four Minors

Anthony Lashley, a 38-year-old man from Bayonne, has been arrested and charged with various sex crimes against four female juvenile victims.

Prosecutor Esther Suarez detailed the charges, stating that the incidents took place in Jersey City and Bayonne over seven years, from 2017 to 2024.

Detailed Charges and Arrest Timeline of Anthony Lashley

Lashley is currently facing a series of serious charges, including:

  • Three counts of aggravated sexual assault
  • Three counts of sexual assault
  • Two counts of sexual assault by contact
  • Three counts of criminal sexual contact
  • Five counts of endangering the welfare of a child

The initial arrest occurred on February 22 of this year following allegations involving two of the victims.

Further investigations led to the identification of two more victims, resulting in additional charges being filed on April 9.

Lashley remains in custody at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny.

Prosecutor Seeks Public Help in Ongoing Investigation

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit actively investigates these matters.

Prosecutor Suarez has called on the community to assist by reporting any information related to sex crimes.

Individuals are encouraged to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit (SVU) at 201-915-1234.

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