NEWARK — A 57-year-old Newark man has been charged with sexually exploiting and abusing a prepubescent girl on multiple occasions in the rear of a cab of a tractor-trailer truck as he taped the abuse, federal authorities said.
Pedro Rios faces two counts of sexual exploitation of a child, said U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman. Authorities said Rios is currently in state custody on charges related to the alleged abuse. They added that Rios is scheduled to appear in federal court in Newark this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven C. Mannion for a first appearance on the federal charges. Read Full Story