Dover Man Sentenced to 12 Years in New Jersey State Prison for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

November 1, 2019

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, and Chief Anthony Smith of the Dover Township Police Department announce that Pedro Izquierdo-Herrera, age 46, of Dover, N.J. was sentenced today by the Honorable David H. Ironson, J.S.C. to twelve (12) years in New Jersey State Prison.  Mr. Izquierdo-Herrera will also be subject to registration pursuant to Megan’s Law and Parole Supervision for Life.    Izquierdo-Herrera previously pled guilty to Aggravated Sexual Assault, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2A(2)(A), admitting to engaging in sexual intercourse with a child between the age of 13 and 16.

Defendant is also subject to the No Early Release Act (NERA) and must serve at least 85% of his 12 year sentence in New Jersey State Prison before being eligible for parole.  Mr. Izquierdo-Herrera was ordered to pay mandatory fines and penalties and is to have no contact with the victim.

Prosecutor Knapp would like to thank the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes/Child Endangerment Unit and the Dover Township Police Department, whose efforts contributed to the investigation and resolution of the matter.

The prosecution of this case was led by Assistant Prosecutor Reema Sethi Kareer.

Inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to Public Information Officer Meghan Knab at [email protected] or 973-829-8159.