Jeremiah Forde Sentenced to 28 Years in New Jersey State Prison

Published on February 22, 2022

Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Roxbury Police Department Chief Dean Adone, Hanover Police Department Chief Michael Loock, and Parsippany Troy Hills Police Chief Richard Pantina    announce that Jeremiah Forde, age 41, formerly of Dover, New Jersey, has been sentenced to 28 years in New Jersey State Prison.

On July 15, 2021, a Morris County jury returned a verdict finding Forde guilty of multiple offenses including Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact, Criminal Sexual Contact, and Invasion of Privacy.   These incidents occurred during September of 2018 in the town of Parsippany Troy Hills.  The victim in the case was an adult female. 

On November 16, 2021, Forde pled guilty to additional crimes of Promoting Prostitution of two adult women, one in Roxbury, New Jersey and the other in Hanover, New Jersey.  Forde admitted to providing the two women with controlled dangerous substances and coercing them to engage in sexual acts in exchange for money at various hotels.  Also on this date, Forde pled guilty to Aggravated Assault on an adult male in Hanover, New Jersey.  These incidents all occurred between August 2018 and November 2018. 

On February 18, 2022, the Honorable Robert Hanna imposed an aggregate sentence of 28 years in New Jersey State Prison. The first 19 years of the sentence are subject to the No Early Release Act, which make the defendant ineligible for parole until he has served 85% of 19 years. The defendant will be required to register as a sex offender pursuant to Megan’s Law and will also be on Parole Supervision for Life.

Prosecutor Carroll would like to thank and acknowledge the agencies that participated in the investigations that led to the successful guilty verdict and guilty pleas, including the Roxbury Police Department, Hanover Township Police Department, Parsippany Troy Hills Police Department, Morris County Sheriff’s Department and the Morris County Prosecutor's Office Sex Crimes and Child Endangerment Unit.

Media inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to Public Information Officer Meghan Knab at [email protected] or by phone at 973-829-8159.


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