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New Jersey Police Detective Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting 2 Children

William Sanchez-Monllor faces a 30-year prison term with no chance for parole when he's sentenced Feb. 28

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What to Know

  • William Sanchez-Monllor has admitted to sexually abusing two children, Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina said Monday.
  • A part of the please deal, he faces a 30-year prison term with no chance for parole when he's sentenced Feb. 28.
  • Sanchez-Monllor has been with the Trenton Police Department since 2010

A police detective accused of sexually assaulting two children has pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault.

William Sanchez-Monllor entered his plea Monday as part of a deal with Burlington County prosecutors. He will receive a 30-year prison term with no chance for parole when he's sentenced Feb. 28.

Sanchez-Monllor, a 38-year-old Burlington Township resident, has served with the Trenton police force since 2010. He had been suspended without pay following his arrest last October, and his job status wasn't known Tuesday.

Authorities have not disclosed specific details about the incidents or said how he met the children. Sanchez-Monllor had been indicted on 48 counts overall earlier this year stemming from the assaults that authorities say began as early as 2014.

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