by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
WEST CALDWELL - Newark Police Office Manny Marques, 36, of West Caldwell, has been charged with first degree aggravated sexual assault and third degree child endangerment. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office arrested Marques on Saturday after he reportedly assaulted a female, age 4, while off duty.
Marques has worked for the Newark PD for 14 years and has been suspended without pay. He is being held at the Essex County Jail in lieu of $225,000 bail, with no 10 percent option.
ROSELAND, NJ - William Siudmak, 56, of Roseland, was sentenced today to 17 years in New Jersey State Prison after having been found guilty of aggravated sexual assault and other crimes against a young girl. Sidumak was arrested for the crime in March, 2014 and the crimes are alleged to have occurred against a child betweenJanuary 2006, and December 2007.
According to Essex County Assistant Prosecutor Kelly Sandler, who handled the case, on June 2, Siudmak pled guilty to the following:
Siudmak was sentenced to 17 years by Essex County Superior Court Judge Alfonse J. Cifelli. Under the No Early Release Act, Siudmak must serve 85 percent of his 17-year sentence before he will become eligible for parole.
“Thanks to the courage of the victim in this case,
The investigation into this case was a joint investigation between the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, the New Jersey State Police and the Roseland Police Department.
VERONA, NJ - On Saturday, July 25, David Siclari, 47, of Verona, was arrested after an Essex County Grand Jury returned a 27-count
indictment against him which charged him with committing multiple sexual acts on various occasions against a child. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced the arrest today and detailed that her office believes that the sexual assaults occurred between December 2008 and August 2014 in both Essex and Cape May Counties.
According to Murray, Siclari worked for the Roseland School District in a "Non-teaching" capacity. Sources tell West Essex Now that Siclari was employed as the Senior Custodian at Noecker and was since placed on leave, as determined at the last Board of Education meeting in July.
The Prosecutor's Office has informed WEN that NONE of the incidents occurred on school grounds.
The Roseland Superintendent, Lisa Gross, emailed a letter to concerned parents:
Updated: 6:54pm with Board of Education Letter
Siclari has been charged with:
The criminal investigation is being handled by Assistant Prosecutor Kelly Sandler.
Siclari's case is a joint investigation between the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Verona Police Department.
Siclari is currently out of custody on a $125,000 bail.