Police Seeking Information in Hamilton Sex Assault Investigation

December 30, 2020

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)—On November 24, 2020, the Hamilton Township Police Division charged a Hamilton man identified as Jonathan Bascio, 30, with multiple accounts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault.  It is alleged that on October 25, 2020, Bascio committed an unlawful act of sexual penetration upon an adult Hamilton woman while she was asleep.  It is further alleged that Bascio committed multiple similar unlawful acts of sexual penetration upon a second adult Hamilton woman over the course of the last year.  

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Special Victims Unit recently received information that Bascio may have committed similar unlawful acts on additional victims.  This investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information relevant to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Jonathan White of the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit at (609) 989-6399 or Hamilton Police Detective Joseph Ialacci at (609) 581-4000.

Despite having been charged, all persons are presumed innocent until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.