N.J. - On January 26, 2012, members of the
New Jersey State Police Digital Technology
Investigations Unit arrested Hong Yu Wang,
19 of Piscataway, N.J.
Detectives conducting an investigation regarding
the distribution of child pornography, interviewed
Wang at his residence. During the interview
Wang allegedly became uncooperative and
attempted to flee detectives in order to
destroy computer evidence. Detective Sergeant
First Class Chuck Allen subdued Wang and
discovered that he had hidden powerful magnets
inside of both shoes. These magnets could
have been used to erase computer memory.
Police detectives then executed a court
authorized search warrant for the residence
and discovered numerous videos of pre-pubescent
children engaged in sexual acts on computers
belonging to Wang.
are making it a top priority to detect and
arrest those who distribute and view child
pornography," said Attorney General
Jeffrey S. Chiesa. "Those who consider
viewing child pornography a victimless crime
need to realize that the victims are re-victimized
every time a new person sees the images,
and the market created for these horrible
materials motivates those who torture and
exploit children in this way. We'll aggressively
prosecute anyone who commits these crimes."
exploitation of society's most vulnerable
will not be tolerated here in New Jersey,"
said Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent
of the New Jersey State Police. "The
New Jersey State Police will continue to
use every investigative measure available
to arrest and expose those who perpetrate
these heinous crimes."
Yu Wang was placed under arrest and charged
with Endangering the Welfare of a Child
(Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography)
and Obstruction. He was later lodged in
the Middlesex County Jail pending a bail
The charges are merely accusations and the
defendant is presumed innocent until proven