Aryeh Goodman, who runs a religious learning center out of his East Brunswick home, paid to have sex with the 17-year-old girl at a hotel in the township, authorities said. He was charged with engaging in prostitution with a child and endangering the welfare of a child.
Goodman has previously served time in prison for indecent assault on a child under the age of 13 in Pennsylvania. Other charges against them include criminal restraint, promoting prostitution and endangering the welfare of a child.
Prosecutors said Colon and Ortiz coerced the 17-year-old Lancaster, Pennsylvania girl into having sex with the men between Jan. They are being held at the Middlesex County jail in North Brunswick. Goodman, was sentenced in Pike County, Pennsylvania in October 2015 to 11 to 23 months in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age, according to court records.
The Elgin family only paid part of the agreed-upon price for the girl, which was $17,500, authorities say.
In response, the Texas man and his wife drove to Elgin and effectively repossessed the girl.
A New Jersey rabbi was among 30 men who had sex with a teenage girl forced into prostitution by a New York City man and woman who face charges of human trafficking, authorities said.
Gabriella Colon, 18, and Richard Ortiz, 23, both of Bronx, New York, were arrested at a motel in Fort Lee on Friday and charged with 11 counts of human trafficking as well as child pornography offenses, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.
His phone was obtained and police are waiting on the authorization of a search warrant. His preliminary exam is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb.
The girl was returned to her parents unharmed, Simpson said.
At the time of his arrest in that case, Goodman was the director of Chabad of East Brunswick, which focused on educating children. Dan Unkel of the East Brunswick police at 732-390-6900, or Det.
The investigation into the current case is continuing. Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office at 732-745-4194.
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- A 34-year-old man accused of having sex with an 11-year-old he met on a dating app faces three felony charges.
Clint Arnet of Gobles was arraigned Wednesday, Feb.
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