Release* Date: July 29, 2013
County Prosecutor’s Office
*News Release* Date: July 29, 2013
Defendant remains incarcerated in wake of court ruling
The announcement follows a decision today by the New Jersey Supreme Court, which overturned the convictions in 2006 of Bruce Sterling (DOB 8/3/70) on sexual assault charges arising from the attacks in New Brunswick on July 13, 2002, and June 9, 2003.
“Despite the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn these
convictions, the defendant will remain in prison for his convictions in the aggravated
sexual assault of a woman during the course of a burglary in Edison on January
18, 2005, and the armed burglary of an apartment in
“It should be noted that the state Supreme Court affirmed those convictions, and as a result, the defendant will remain in prison for 40 years, with no chance of parole for 30˝ years,” Acting Prosecutor Carey said.
the meantime, the victims in the two attacks in