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Union City man arrested after alleged sexual assault of juvenile

He faces charges related to alleged incidents over three years

Charles D. Rodriguez, 51, from Union City. Photo via Prosecutor's Office

A Union City man has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a juvenile, according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez.

On Sept. 29, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Charles D. Rodriguez, 51, from Union City. Rodriguez faces charges that he allegedly sexually assaulted a girl when she was between the ages of six and nine.

The victim, also a Union City resident, is now 13. Rodriguez has been charged with second-degree Sexual Assault and third-degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Rodriguez was arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City without incident.

Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit for 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.

The above charges are merely accusations. The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

For updates on this and other stories, check www.hudsonreporter.com and follow us on Twitter @hudson_reporter. Daniel Israel can be reached at disrael@hudsonreporter.com.

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