2022 News Release

May 19, 2022

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Lt. Adam Dewechter - ext. 6516
SFC Lawrence Peele - ext. 6531
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Tpr. Brandi Slota - ext. 6515

Man on State Police’s Most Wanted List Apprehended

Detectives Track Suspect to Mexico After Being on the Run for Nearly 20 Years

Mexico City, Mexico - The New Jersey State Police have located Juan Francisco Aguillon, 43, of Mexico, who has been on New Jersey State Police’s Most Wanted List for allegedly sexually assaulting a juvenile in 2003 and being on the run for nearly two decades.

In 2003, a warrant for Aguillon’s arrest was issued by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office for the aggravated sexual assault of a juvenile in Alexandria Township. In 2013, Aguillon was placed on the New Jersey State Police Most Wanted List and remained a fugitive at large.

In May 2018, detectives with the State Police Fugitive Unit and members of the United States Marshals Task Force, who were continuing the investigation into Aguillon’s whereabouts, discovered that he fled the country. Over the next several years, with intelligence obtained through the Real Time Crime Center South and various other resources, detectives tracked him into Mexico and narrowed down the search until they determined he was living in Mexico City.

On May 7, 2022, members of the United States Marshals Foreign Field Office arrested Juan Francisco Aguillon in Mexico City where he was turned over to Mexican Authorities and is pending extradition back to the United States.

Charges are mere accusations, and the accused is considered innocent until proven guilty.

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