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Englewood Cabbie Charged With Sexually Abusing Underage Victim

Russel Joseph
Russel Joseph Photo Credit: MUGSHOT: Courtesy BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. – A married cab driver from Englewood sexually abused an underage victim, said authorities who arrested him.

Russel Joseph, 37, “was engaging in inappropriate sexual conduct with a victim who was less than sixteen years of age,” Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said Friday.

Detectives from his office and Englewood police arrested Joseph after interviewing the alleged victim, Grewal said.

A judge ordered him held in the Bergen County Jail pending a detention hearing in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack on charges of sexual assault by sexual contact, aggravated criminal sexual contact and child endangerment, the prosecutor said.


ALSO SEE: Nothing in the law can be more definitive than what constitutes statutory rape: It is a crime that occurs in New Jersey when one of the partners is between 13 and 16 and the other is at least four years older. And it can put a convicted offender in prison for a long time, among other serious consequences:


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