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WOODBURY NJ May 22, 2015--Charles J. Ware   (DOB 5/12/95), of Deptford,  pleaded guilty today  (5/21) to a charge of  second-degree sexual assault, acknowledging he engaged in oral sex with a girl under age 13 in Mantua Township in September and October 2013.

In a negotiated plea, Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Bryant Flowers will recommend that Ware be sentenced to seven years in New Jersey state prison.  Under New Jersey’s No Early Release Act, Ware must serve 85 percent of the sentence before he is eligible for parole.  He will also be subject to conditions of Megan’s Law for sex offenders and parole supervision for at least 15 years upon release from incarceration.

Superior Court Judge Kevin T. Smith deferred sentencing until Ware is evaluated at the state’s Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center, a facility for sex offenders in Avenel NJ, The evaluation can determine whether a defendant is treated at Avenel while serving a sentence.

 Ware has been in jail in default of $150,000 bail since his arrest 10/26/13.