MORRISTOWN, NJ - Michael A. Holdnak, age 30, of Dover, New Jersey has been arrested and charged with Attempted Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:5-1a/2C:14-2c, a crime of the second degree; and Endangering the Welfare of a Child in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4a (1), a crime of the third degree, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Deputy Chief Jonathan Delaney of the Dover Police Department.

According to officials, between July 12, 2020 and July 28, 2020, Holdnak engaged the 15-year- old male victim in sexual conversations via telephone and social media. It is alleged that on two occasions, the defendant engaged in these conversations while he was outside of the victim’s residence.

The defendant was charged by warrant-complaint on August 10, 2020 and is currently lodged at the Morris County Correctional Facility in accordance with Criminal Justice Reform.

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Anyone with information relating to these incidents is asked to call Detective Lydia Negron of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6213 or Det. Raziel Aragon of the Dover Police Department at 973-366-2200 ext. 4203.

A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, this defendant is presumed innocent until he is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 

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