Jersey City Man Charged for Assaulting Women and Children at Public Swimming Pool

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UNION CITY, NJ – A Jersey City man has been charged for assaulting women and children at a public pool in Union City.

According to police, on Sunday, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Ashokbhai Vaddoriya, 40, of Jersey City on charges relating to sex crimes on four individuals at a public pool in Union City. The victims – a 12-year-old girl, an 11-year-old girl, a 33-year-old woman, and a 34-year-old woman – were not known to Vaddoriya.

“Vaddoriya is charged with two counts of Sexual Assault by Contact in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2b, crimes of the second degree, two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4a(1), crimes of the third degree, and two counts of Criminal Sexual Contact in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-3b, crimes of the fourth degree. He was arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City and transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending his first court appearance. The State has filed a detention motion, which is tentatively scheduled to be heard on Friday, July 8, 2022,” the Hudson County Prosecutor said.