On Thursday, Lakewood police officers responded an E. 5th Street home after receiving a call that a 26 year old male was having an inappropriate relationship with a minor.
Further investigation by Officer Nathaniel Reyes revealed that 26 year old Cesar Martinez of Lakewood was having a sexual relationship with a minor teenage girl over the last two months.
Martinez was charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Bail was set at $150,000.00 by Judge Basen.
Also assisting in the investigation was the Ocean County Prosecutors Office and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI Unit.