NYC Couple Accused Of Scheme To Drug, Abuse Minors Arrested In Jersey City
A New York City couple is accused of planning a baby-sitting business as a cover to sexually abusing minors.
FBI agents and NYPD detectives arrested the couple Tuesday night in a hotel in Jersey City.
Bebars Baslan and Kristen Henry were charged with sexual abuse.
Prosecutors say they allegedly planned to drug children and sexually abuse them.
They pleaded not guilty to the charges at their arraignment in Brooklyn federal court. They’re being held without bail.
Baslan’s attorney told NY1 his client “is presumed innocent of the charges and we’ll wait until our day in court.”
Henry’s attorney declined to comment.
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