A city man has been found guilty of 12 counts of sexual offenses involving a young girl, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A jury found Jose Antonio Gueits, 34-year-old, guilty of three counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, three counts of second-degree sexual assault, five counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, and third-degree terroristic threats.
Gueits sexually abused a girl between the age 5 and 10, authorities said. Authorities said the abuse occurred in Paterson.
Gueits faces 25 years to life in prison. He is scheduled to be sentenced on February 15, 2019. Following the trial, Gueits was remanded to the Passaic County Jail, authorities said on Wednesday morning.