Barton Cross-Tierney II, the 29 year Ocean Township man charged with Luring, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Promoting Obscenity to a child, is free and enjoying his presumption of innocence pending trial, so long as he avoids all contact with his alleged victim, checks in with authorities bi-monthly, has no contact with any person under the age of 18 and stays off the internet, according to Christopher Swendeman, Public Information Officer for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: June 26th, 2019 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: Barton Cross, Barton Cross-Tierney II, Discord, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office | Comments Off on Conditions of Barton Cross-Tierney’s Release
Authorities seek additional victims
Barton Cross-Tierney II, 29, of Franklin Ave in Ocean Township, who also goes by Barton Cross, was arrested at his home by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office on June 6, 2019 and charged with Luring, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Promoting Obscenity to a Child, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni.
Throughout 2018, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office received multiple Cybertips regarding a participant of Discord, an online chat platform that allows for text exchanges, voice communications and video chats, engaging in inappropriate conversations with underage girls. In December 2018, a juvenile female contacted the FBI tipline and reported that she had engaged in an inappropriate online relationship with an adult male from Ocean, NJ, with the Discord username “Barton Cross.” An investigation revealed that Barton Cross committed sexual acts while in a video chat with the juvenile victim. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: June 25th, 2019 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Barton Cross, Barton Cross-Tierney II, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni | Comments Off on Ocean Township Man Accused of Luring, Endangering