Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of WALTER URBANOWYCZ, of Maywood, New Jersey, date of birth 4/28/1953, on charges of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor (specifically Possession of Child Pornography) and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor (specifically Transmission of Child Pornography). URBANOWYCZ was arrested on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 without incident.
The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Computer Crimes Task Force, under the direction of Chief Steven CUCCINIELLO.
The arrest stemmed from an Internet investigation in which Walter URBANOWYCZ was using the Internet to acquire and transmit images and/or video files depicting child pornography. In this case, the child pornography contained images and/or videos of pre-pubescent children engaged in sexual acts.
Prosecutor Molinelli states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Prosecutor Molinelli would like to thank the Maywood Police Department for their assistance with the investigation and arrest. Additionally, Prosecutor Molinelli would like to thank the following Police Departments who provided additional support in the form of Computer Crimes Task Force personnel:
Maywood Police Department
Oradell Police Department
Waldwick Police Department
BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
CHARGE INFORMATION FORM
DEFENDANT: Walter Urbanowycz DOB: 4/28/1953
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: Maywood, NJ
MARITAL STATUS: Married
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Sears Co. (Material Handler)
ORIGINATING AGENCY: Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office
Computer Crimes Task Force
DATE OF ARREST: 5/21/2013
AGENCIES AFFECTING ARREST: Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Computer Crimes Task Force
CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS
2C:24-4B(5)(B) Endanger the Welfare of a Minor – Possession of Child Pornography–4th Degree
2C:24-4B(5)(A) Endanger the Welfare of a Minor – Transmission of Child Pornography–2nd Degree
ARRAIGNMENT DATE: 5/22/2013 @ 9:00a.m.
JUDGE: Honorable Edward Jerejian, J.S.C.
BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: $50,000.00, no 10%, no Internet access
PRESENT STATUS: Bergen County Jail
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR ASSIGNED: Detective Annette Orzetti