A 20-year-old Budd Lake man was charged with sexual assault for allegedly having a relationship with a minor, Mt. Olive Police Cpl. Eric Anthony said.
Elvis Hozdic was charged with second-degree sexual assault, fourth-degree sexual contact and third-degree endangering the welfare of a child.
According to the report filed by Det. Luis Sanchez, a Mt. Olive resident filed a report on Oct. 12 claiming his 15-year-old daughter was involved in a sexual relationship with Hodzic.
According to Anthony, the investigation revealed the minor was 14 years old when she engaged in sexual relations, including intercourse, with Hodzic.
Hodzic was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility in lieu of $50,000 bail.
The Mount Olive Police Department was assisted by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, Sex Crimes Unit during the investigation, the report said.