NEW JERSEY COP CAUGHT IN PERV STING
Mark Fernandes, a 29 year old former NYPD cop who became a police officer in Clifton, New Jersey, was arrested yesterday and charged with soliciting someone he thought was a 12 year old girl for sex. Fernandes is charged with attempted sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a minor. He was suspended without pay. The girl was actually an undercover detective. Fernandes was being held yesterday in lieu of $50,000 bail.