HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office (BCPO) has released the following information:
Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo yesterday announced the arrest of Leonard E. Libemann, a 60 year-old Hackensack resident, on the charge of Possession of Child Pornography, greater than 100 files but less than 1,000. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.
An investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit revealed that Liebmann used the Internet to view and possess digital files depicting nude or sexually explicit prepubescent and pubescent children. Liebmann was arrested on last Friday, June 15 and charged with one count of Possession Of Child Pornography, in an amount greater than 100 files but less than 1,000, N.J.S.A. 2C:24- 4(b)5(b)iii, a 3 rd degree crime. Liebmann is scheduled for a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack on July 11 at 9:00 a.m.
Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Acting Prosecutor Calo thanks the Hackensack Police Department for its assistance, as well as the Lyndhurst, Hillsdale, Saddle River and Carlstadt Police Departments, which participate in the Bergen County Cyber Crimes Task Force.