Hudson County man John Mercado arrested

John Mercado arrested for allegedly sexually abusing underage boys

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John Mercado arrested for allegedly sexually abusing underage boys - Hudson County man John Mercado arrested

On Friday, May 23rd, John Mercado (age 52) of Jersey City was arrested and charged with multiple counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault by Contact, Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Child Abuse for crimes committed against seven (then under-age) boys.

The preliminary investigation by the Hoboken and Jersey City Police Departments and the Hudson County Prosecutor’s SVU revealed that over the past THREE DECADES, Mercado had allegedly molested numerous boys while employed at several local schools (including Elysian Charter School), while he served as a youth athletic coach.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Special Victims Unit at (201)915-1234.

Bail was set for John Mercado at $300,000 cash or bond.

John Mercado arrested for allegedly sexually abusing underage boys was once coach at Elysian Charter School Hoboken NJ - Hudson County man John Mercado arrested

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How does anyone get away with it for so long? No suspicion at all?