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>Ridgewood Resident Arrested for Sexual Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child

>Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office
PRESS RELEASE

TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN MOLINELLI
DATE: APRIL 21, 2008

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of Mark Nobles, D.O.B.: 06/20/1985 of 328 South Broad Street, Ridgewood, New Jersey, on charges of Sexual Assault (second degree crime) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (third degree crime-2 counts). A fourteen (14) year old juvenile was also taken into custody and charged with Sexual Assault (second degree crime) during the investigation which resulted in the arrest of Mr. Nobles.

The arrest came about as a result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Squad, under the direction of Chief Joseph Macellaro, and the Saddle Brook Police Department, under the direction of Chief Robert Kugler.

On Friday, April 18, 2008, a fourteen(14) year old female disclosed to detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office that she had been sexually assaulted by twenty two (22) year old Mark Nobles and a fourteen(14) year old male on Wednesday, April 16, 2008. The incident occurred in Saddle Brook, New Jersey after the victim and several other juveniles had been supplied with alcohol by Mr. Nobles.

On Friday, April 18, 2008, twenty two(22) year old Mark Nobles and the fourteen(14) year old juvenile were placed under arrest by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Squad, and the Saddle Brook Police Department.

Honorable Patrick J. Roma, J.S.C., set bail for Mark Nobles at 100,000.00 with no 10% cash option and no contact with the victim or her family. In lieu of bail, Mr. Nobles was remanded to the Bergen County Jail. The fourteen(14) year old juvenile was remanded to the Bergen County Juvenile Detention Center.

Prosecutor Molinelli states that the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and would like to thank the Saddle Brook Police Department for their assistance and cooperation in the investigation.
CHARGE INFORMATION FORM

DEFENDANT: Mark Nobles DOB: 06/20/1985

LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 328 South Broad Street, Ridgewood, NJ

MARITAL STATUS: Single

PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: NAR Towing, Ramsey, NJ

ARREST INFORMATION FUGITIVE: NON FUGITIVE: X

ORIGINATING AGENCY: Saddle Brook Police Department

CASE DETECTIVE: Linda McNulty
DATE AND TIME OF ARREST: 4/18/08 @ 5:30 p.m.

AGENCIES AFFECTING ARREST: Saddle Brook Police Department
Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, Sex Crimes andChild Abuse Squad
CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS

2C:14-2c(4) Sexual Assault (1 count) 2nd Degree
2C:24-4a Endangering the Welfare of a Child (2 counts) 3rd Degree

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION
ARRAIGNMENT DATE: April 23, 2008 @ 5:30 p.m.
JUDGE: Honorable Nicholas Nasarenko, J.M.C..
BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: $100,000.00 with no 10% cash option
No contact with the victim or victim’s family.

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