Atlantic City man charged for aggravated assault against 8-year-old boy

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty to the aggravated sexual assault of an 8-year-old boy, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced.

Deandre Johnson, 24, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Sexual Assault on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, before Judge Donna Taylor. During the plea hearing, Johnson admitted to performing a sexual act on the boy in December 2018.

Johnson must serve the entire 15 year sentence in a New Jersey state prison without parole. Johnson is also subject to registering with Megan’s Law and he will be subject to parole supervision for life as part of his guilty plea. Johnson was detained and has been in custody at the Atlantic County Justice Facility  since Jan. 2, 2019.

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The ACPO Special Victim’s Unit completed this investigation. Assistant Prosecutor David Ruffenach represents the state in this matter.


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