FLEMINGTON, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A High Bridge man has been sentenced on endangering the welfare of a child charge, according to Hunterdon County Acting Prosecutor Michael J. Williams.
Aaron Sohl, 42, was sentenced on Aug. 19, by the Honorable Angela Borkowski, J.S.C., to probation and a 180 day suspended jail term, Williams said.
According to Williams, on July 31, 2019, Sohl was arrested and charged with one count of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child for possessing images that depict the sexual exploitation or abuse of a child. His arrest followed a referral by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to the New Jersey State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, of which detectives from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office are participating members.
Sohl was indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury on Dec. 19, 2019. He pled guilty to endangering the welfare of a child, Williams said.
The joint investigation was conducted by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office’s Special Victim Unit and the High Bridge Police Department.