RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A New Jersey police officer was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly tried to meet up with a 15-year-old girl.
Peter Tuchol Jr., 28, of Waldwick, has been suspended from the Ridgewood Police Department.
Bergan County prosecutors said the cybercrimes unit started communicating with Tuchol last week.
He allegedly arranged a meetup for what he thought was a sexual encounter with a young teenager, but was taken into custody instead.
Tuchol was charged with attempted sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and drug charges.