TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced that an officer of the Jersey City Police Department pleaded guilty today to a charge that he traveled to Atlantic City, N.J., in order to sexually assault two underage girls. The defendant had communicated using a chat app with other adults who indicated they would provide him with access to children he could sexually assault. The officer was suspended by the department following his arrest on February 26, 2021.
Stephen T. Wilson, 34, of Bayonne, N.J., pleaded guilty today to an accusation charging him with one count of second-degree Attempted Aggravated Sexual Assault before Superior Court Judge Bernard E. DeLury Jr. in Atlantic County. Under the plea agreement, the state will recommend that Wilson be sentenced to eight years in state prison. He will be required to register as a sex offender under Megan’s Law and will be subject to parole supervision for life. Sentencing for Wilson is scheduled for October 21, 2021.