A man has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a child, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Jaime Alcala, 60-year-old, of Paterson, has been charged with three counts of sexual assault and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Alcala allegedly sexually abused the child on multiple occasions at a residence in Paterson from March 2020 to March 2021.
Detectives interviewed the victim and multiple witnesses after receiving report of a child sexual abuse on May 26.
Alcala was arrested on Wednesday. He could face decades in state prison if convicted. He is being held at the Passaic County Jail.