MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury returned an indictment Tuesday against a New York man for the sexual assault of a housekeeper, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
The 6 Count indictment returned yesterday against Jamel Carlton, 32, of Saugerties, New York, is in connection to the violent sexual assault of a Bally’s Hotel and Casino housekeeper.
Carlton has been indicted for the following offenses:
1) First-Degree Aggravated Sexual Assault
2) Second-Degree Sexual Assault
3) Second-Degree Burglary
4) Third-Degree Aggravated Assault
5) Third-Degree Criminal Restraint
6) Fourth Degree Obstruction
Carlton was originally arrested in February and was detained pending trial on February 15, 2018. The case was investigated by the Atlantic City Police Department and Acting Chief Assistant Prosecutor Danielle S. Buckley represents the state.
***These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. ***
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at https://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.