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Morris County man sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting a child

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County man has been sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting a child, according to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

Pedro Izquierdo-Herrera, 46, of Dover was sentenced Friday by the Honorable David H. Ironson, J.S.C. to twelve years in state prison. He will also be subject to registration pursuant to Megan’s Law and parole supervision for life, Knapp said.

Izquierdo-Herrera is also subject to the no early release act and must serve at least 85 percent of his 12 year sentence in state prison before being eligible for parole. He was ordered to pay mandatory fines and penalties and is to have no contact with the victim, Knapp said.

Izquierdo-Herrera previously pled guilty to aggravated sexual assault, admitting to engaging in sexual intercourse with a child between the age of 13 and 16-years-old, Knapp said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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