FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 11, 2018
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Public Information Bureau (609) 882-2000
Major Brian Polite - ext. 6514
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SFC Jeff Flynn - ext. 6516
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Tpr. Alejandro Goez - ext. 6527
Summit, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Jeffrey Sapara, 50, of Summit, N.J. for allegedly sharing child pornography on the internet.
After a four-month investigation led by the New Jersey State Police Digital Technology Investigations Unit, detectives determined that Sapara was sharing numerous files of child pornography on the internet.
On Friday, July 6, members of the State Police Digital Technology Investigations Unit, K-9 Unit, and T.E.A.M.S Unit along with agents from the Department of Homeland Security and New Jersey State Parole arrested Sapara at his residence and executed a search warrant, which resulted in the seizure of a desktop computer and four external hard drives.
Jeffrey Sapara was charged with distribution of child pornography and lodged at Union County Jail pending a detention hearing.
This case will be prosecuted by the Division of Criminal Justice.
Charges are mere accusations and the accused is considered innocent until proven guilty.
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