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Prosecutor: Guilty Plea on Sex Assault, Weapons Charges

Daniel Veselko Credits: Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office

FLEMINGTON, NJ -  A Holland Township man has pled guilty to second-degree assault and weapons charges, according to a press release issued this morning by Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

Daniel Veselko, 50, was arrested March 22 after an investigation by detectives from Kearns’ Special Victims Unit and Holland Township police revealed he sexually assaulted a victim under the age of 13, Kearns said.

Veselko had also been arrested the previous January and charged with multiple weapons offenses.

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On April 20, a four-count indictment was handed down by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury.

Veselko will appear before the Hon. Judge Angela F. Borkowski for sentencing on Sept. 22. Under the plea agreement, he faces up to 10 years in state prison.

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