Bellmawr man indicted on sexual assault of 7 yr old in Brigantine

James Ward Bellmawr Brigantine Sexual Assualt
James Ward

A 31 yr old Bellmawr man was indicted on March 16, on accusations of sexually assaulting a 7 yr old child he was caring for in Brigantine.

After a two year investigation by Atlantic County, James Ward was arrested on Dec 30, 2016.

Ward was indicted on nine counts, including first-degree aggravated assault in sexually penetrating a child younger than 13, second-degree sexual assault in sexual contact with a child younger than 13 and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child on showing pornographic videos to a child.

Bellmawr Man accused of child sexual assault in Brigantine

Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said the crimes are alleged to have been committed between 2011 and 2014.