Last night, November 19th, at approximately 5 p.m., Roselle Park detectives arrested Richard Flores, age 22, of Roselle Park on the charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault (a crime of the 1st degree) and Sexual Assault With Force (a crime of the 2nd degree).
His arrest was the result of a three-month criminal investigation by Roselle Park Police Detective Edward Nortrup.
Reportedly, on August 16, 2014, the 18-year-old victim in this case reported the assault to Roselle Park Police Patrol Officer Joseph DeQuarto. Subsequently, Detective Edward Nortrup was assigned to the case for follow-up investigation into the victim’s allegations.
Due to the nature of this case no further details may be released pertaining to this case at this time.
Richard Flores is currently being held in the Union County jail on a $200,000.00 bail.