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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: January 10, 2014
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County Prosecutorís Office
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Former youth pastor sentenced for sex assaults on child
††††††††† Jeffrey Mackintosh (DOB 8/11/65) of Dinah Drive, Phillipsburg, also was ordered to register as a sex offender under Meganís Law and must undergo community supervision for the rest of his life.
††††††††† He was sentenced to the term during a hearing in
The sentence was imposed after Mackintosh pleaded guilty on July 31, 2013 to a count of aggravated sexual assault. He pleaded guilty under an agreement reached with Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Lynn Pilone.
Mackintosh, who had worked as a computer technician, was arrested at his home on July 19, 2012 during an investigation by Detective Pete Boulieris of the Perth Amboy Police Department and Investigator Gregory Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office.
The investigation began on July 5, 2012, after the victim, now an adult, contacted the Perth Amboy Police Department.
The investigation determined that Mackintosh, while serving as youth pastor at the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, repeatedly sexually assaulted the boy between January 1, 2000, and December 31, 2000.
investigation further showed that the sex assaults occurred in a private room
in the church, which at that time was located at 282 King Street in Perth
Amboy. The church since has relocated in
Mackintosh, who served as youth pastor between 1993 and 2004, was responsible for church-sponsored youth activities such as sporting events and trips to shopping malls.
He was not affiliated with the church when it relocated.