Man Pleads Guilty To First-Degree Aggravated Sexual Assault of Woman on D & R Canal

June 12, 2023

Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone, Director Brendan McIntyre of the Plainsboro Police Department, Chief Raymond Hayducka of the South Brunswick Police Department and Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald, announce today, that a Raritan man has pled guilty to first- degree Aggravated Sexual Assault.

On September 28, 2021, between 4:30 P.M. and 5:00 P.M., an adult woman was walking on a path in the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park on the border of Plainsboro and South Brunswick, when she was approached by an individual armed with a knife. A male dragged her into a wooded area, demanded money and sexually assaulted her. After an extensive investigation by members of law enforcement, including but not limited to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Plainsboro Police Department, South Brunswick Police Department, New Jersey State Police, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office, and Raritan Borough Police Department, the male who attacked the victim was identified as Rogelio Calyeca Postrero, 38, of Raritan, New Jersey.

Calyeca Postrero was charged with first-degree Kidnapping, two counts of first-degree Aggravated Sexual Assault, second-degree Sexual Assault, first-degree Robbery, third-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and fourth-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.

On June 8, 2023, Calyeca Postrero pled before the Honorable Benjamin

S. Bucca, J.S.C., to first-degree Aggravated Sexual Assault. He is subject to a sentence of 20 years in a New Jersey State Prison pursuant to the No Early Release Act and will be on parole supervision for life and must register under Megan’s Law. Calyeca Postrero is scheduled to be sentenced by the Honorable Benjamin S. Bucca, J.S.C., on October 30, 2023.