🔴 Woman raped, robbed in own NJ home last Halloween

🔴 A teen, charged as an adult, pleaded guilty

🔴 Teen was sentenced to prison, announced a month later

SAYREVILLE — A teenager has begun serving 12 years in prison for the rape and robbery of a 68-year-old woman in her own home early on Halloween last year.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced on Thursday that 17-year-old Jermaine Marshall, of Parlin, was sentenced on July 6 in Middlesex County Superior Court.

Swider Drive, Parlin (Google Maps)
Swider Drive, Parlin (Google Maps)

Marshall was 16 at the time of the home invasion and sex assault on Oct. 31, 2022.

He entered the victim’s apartment on Swider Drive through a bedroom window around 12:30 a.m., Ciccone said.

The teen then ran away but was taken into custody that same day, according to the prosecutor.

Sayreville (U.S. Census, Google Maps)
(U.S. Census, Google Maps)

At the time of his arrest, Marshall was charged as a juvenile and remained in jail.

In January, it was determined that he would be prosecuted as an adult.

Marshall pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated sexual assault and second-degree burglary.

Middlesex County child porn arrests (Middlesex County Prosecutor's office, Canva)
Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office (Google Maps)

His term was covered by the No Early Release Act — after which Marshall would be on parole supervision for life.

He was also required to register as a sex offender under Megan’s Law.

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