MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTING TO PAY A MINOR FOR SEX
Suffolk County Scan Alert Network
Rosemberg Berrios, a 42 year old Central Islip man, was arrested for attempting to pay aminor for sex. Berrios, of Whitetail Lane, was parked in the lot of the 7-11 store on SuffolkAvenue in Central Islip. He called a 13 year old boy over to this car and engaged him inconversation. During this time, he offered the boy money if he would agree to have sex withhim. The boy, who was on his bicycle, was able to get a description of the car and thelicense plate and called police. Berrios claims to be a church elder at the Seventh Day AdventistChurch in Patchogue. He is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Patronizing aProstitute 2nd Degree. Fourth Squad detectives are interested in speaking to anyone who mayhave had a similar encounter with this individual recently. They ask that anyone withinformation call 631-854-8452 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
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