May 8, 2017
Sussex County Prosecutor, Francis A. Koch, announces that on May 1, 2017 Richard Boydston of Vernon Township was arrested and charged with three counts of first degree Aggravated Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2a(1) and three counts of second degree Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2b. The charges stem from an investigation in which Richard Boydston is alleged to have sexually assaulted three female minors under the age of thirteen (13) for a period of years.
The case was investigated by the Major Crimes Unit of the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office. A court date has been set for May 9, 2017 for a Detention and Revocation hearing. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding Richard Boydston is asked to contact the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office at (973) 383-1570.