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Wall Man Charged With Rape Of 13-Year-Old

Grand jury hands up a 4-count indictment Monday

A Wall man has been charged with the rape of a 13-year-old child, according to court documents.

A grand jury on Monday handed up a four-count indictment against Jahvon W. Stroud, of New Bedford Road, for the alleged sexual assault of the minor on May 18, according to the indictment.

The incident occurred in Wall. The indictment does not say where.

Stroud, 19, is charged with second degree sexual assault and second degree sexual assault with a minor between the ages of 13 and 16, according to the indictment.

He also is charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child — one involving the 13-year-old and another involving an 8-year-old child on the same day. The 8-year-old was in Stroud's care, according to the indictments.

The second count of child endangerment says that Stroud engaged in sexual conduct that could impair the 8-year-old child, but does not charge him with sexual assault.

It was not immediately clear if the children were related, or if they were related to Stroud.

Stroud was not listed as an inmate in the Monmouth County jail Monday, according to jail records.

Stroud made bail in the amount of $85,000, Acting Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said. Gramiccioni declined further comment.

Jennie September 25, 2012 at 03:03 PM
Knight, Didn't you know that sterotyping is a "SIN" and a "CRIME". Jobs are hard to find these days. You probably have a 6 figure income and can afford it. "low income" does not mean "BAD". "low income" means that "low income" nothing else, Just people who need assistance. Jobs are hard to find and the minimun wage is at poverty level. For your comment on the 2012 graduates of wall high, you are way out of line.
Jeanne1956 September 26, 2012 at 04:01 PM
I must have missed where the article indicated that this man lived in the low income housing. Aren't there other residential homes on New Bedford Road? Interesting that everyone assumed he had low income.
Jennie September 26, 2012 at 05:02 PM
I agree with you, Kight brought up the comment about low income. it is sad that some people have to assume that every robery,rape or any other crime is committed by low income people. people should get the facts first befor posting anything.
GJD September 26, 2012 at 05:19 PM
Low income or not it is interesting to me, how a 19 year old comes up with $85,000 cash for bail for such crimes. Most 19 year olds that I know just don’t have access to those kinds of resources. In fact, most 29 year olds that I know also don’t have those kinds of raw resources available either. You are right; it was presumptuous for me to assume that he is low income, obviously not the case here.
Patti September 27, 2012 at 11:20 AM
Assuming there was 10% allowed that is still $8,500.00 which makes me wonder if Mom/Dad put a house up for their son. I'm sure we will here how he "thought" she was 18. This is all my opinion only and not based on any facts.

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