Child Endangering Arrest
Lakewood, NJ - Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato and Lakewood Police Chief Robert Lawson announced that on March 1st, 2015, at approximately 3 am, Lakewood Police Officer Edgardo Vega Jr. and Ocean County Prosecutor Special Victims Unit Det. Jason Steele arrested Carl A. Creadle, 47, of Lakewood, for 2nd Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The investigation alleges that Creadle engaged in sexual conduct with a 6-year-old victim who was known to him. The conduct was witnessed by an individual who was residing in the victim's home. This witness reported the incident to the victim's parents. OCPO Senior Assistant Prosecutor Terry Ann Linardakis approved that the defendant be charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Assisting with the investigation were Det. Sgt. Greg Staffordsmith and Det. Eric Cicerello of the Lakewood Police Department, Det. Sgt. Jamie Phillips and Stephen Capoano of the Ocean County Sheriff’s CSI Unit, and Det. Stephanie Bayha of the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.