North Plainfield man arrested and charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child
North Plainfield, NJ
November 16, 2018 - NEWS RELEASE
Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and North Plainfield Chief of Police William Parenti announced the arrest of Segundo F. Rimarachin-Ipanaq, age 47 of Lawrence Avenue, North Plainfield, New Jersey.
Prosecutor Robertson stated that on November 7, 2018, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit received a report of a juvenile being sexually assaulted. The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit initiated an investigation. During the course of conducting interviews, it was learned that in October of 2018, defendant Rimarachin-Ipanaq sexually assaulted the child victim in his home.
On November 8, 2018, defendant Rimarachin-Ipanaq was interviewed and subsequently arrested. He was transported to the Somerset County Jail, pending a detention hearing. Defendant Rimarachin-Ipanaq was charged with one count of 2nd degree sexual assault and one count of 2nd degree endangering the welfare of a child.
Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor and Chief Parenti request anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit at (908) 231-7100 or the North Plainfield Police Department at (908) 769-2937 or via the STOPit app. The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ. Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or at www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.
Note: We are required by the Rules of Court to include herein a statement explaining that the charges are merely an accusation and that the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.