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Cape May Court House, New Jersey (March 29,2017)- Cape May County 6a00d8341bf7d953ef01b7c8ac5ce3970b-100wiProsecutor Robert L. Taylor and Wildwood Police Chief Robert Regalbuto announce the Grand Jury Indictment of five individuals for a kidnapping that took place in Wildwood on February 5, 2017.

On February 5, 2017 at approximately 9:02 PM, Officers from the Wildwood Police Department responded to the 100 East block of Schellenger Avenue for the report of a woman being held against her will at that location.

 

It was subsequently learned that a female victim along with her one (1) year old child were removed from the location and held at a residence in the 100 East block of Leaming Avenue in the City of Wildwood. The female victim and her child were later able to escape her captors and were located with the assistance of the Wildwood Crest Police Department.

The investigation conducted by members of the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office and the Wildwood Police Department led to the arrest of: Jennyvon M. Vasquez, a 31 year old female from Ewing, NJ; Jason E. Rue, a 34 year old male from Ewing, NJ; Jose A. Hernandez, a 19 year old male from Wildwood; Jonathan Ortiz, a 30 year old male from Wildwood; and Kathleen Vasquez, a 49 year old female also from Wildwood.

On March 28, 2017, the Cape May County Grand Jury indicted the above individuals on the following charges:

Jennyvon Vasquez:

  •   Kidnapping (two counts), a crime of the 1st degree

  •   Aggravated assault, a crime of the 2nd degree

For Immediate Release – March 29, 2017

  •   Burglary, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Conspiracy to commit burglary, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Endangering the welfare of a child, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Theft, a crime of the 3rd degree

  •   Possession of a controlled danger substance, a crime of the 3rd degree

  •   Possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, a crime of

    the 3rd degree

    Jason E. Rue:

  •   Kidnapping (two counts), a crime of the 1st degree

  •   Aggravated assault, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Burglary, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Conspiracy to commit burglary, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Endangering the welfare of a child, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Theft, a crime of the 3rd degree

  •   Possession of a controlled danger substance, a crime of the 3rd degree

  •   Possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, a crime of

    the 3rd degree

    Jose A. Hernandez:

  •   Kidnapping (two counts), a crime of the 1st degree

  •   Aggravated assault, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Burglary, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Conspiracy to commit burglary, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Endangering the welfare of a child, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Theft, a crime of the 3rd degree

Kathleen Vasquez:

  •   Kidnapping (two counts), a crime of the 1st degree

  •   Hindering apprehension, a crime of the 3rd degree

    Jonathan Ortiz:

  •   Kidnapping (two counts), a crime of the 1st degree

  •   Hindering apprehension, a crime of the 2nd degree

  •   Hindering Apprehension, a crime of the 3rd degree

    Prosecutor Taylor advises that persons convicted of a first degree crime are subject to a term of imprisonment of 10 to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison, persons convicted of a second degree crime are subject to a term of imprisonment of 5 to 10 years; and persons convicted of a third degree crime are subject to a term of imprisonment of 3 to 5 years.

    Prosecutor Taylor and Chief Regalbuto urge anyone who has information concerning this investigation or any illegal activity within the community to report it to the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office at 609-465-1135, the Wildwood Police Department at 609-522- 0222 or anonymously through the Cape May County Sheriff’s Tip Line at cmcsheriff.net and click on anonymous tip or the Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-465-2800.

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