OFFICIALS: ATTEMPTED ASSAULT ON PEQUANNOCK GIRL
Timothy Iberer, a 27 year old convicted pedophile, was charged Friday with breaking into a 5 year old Pequannock girl's bedroom on September 10 to sexually assault her. Iberer, was registered as a sex offender locally in Bloomingdale, but he was not on the more publicly accessible state police registry of the state's more dangerous sex offenders. He had spent nearly four years in prison for molesting his girlfriend's 8 year old daughter in Clifton.
March 2002 - Timothy Iberer sexually assaults his girlfriend's 8 year old daughter while the girlfriend is out shopping.
April 2002 - Arrested, pleased guilty soon afterward.
January 2003 - Sentenced to four years at Avenel Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center.
June 2006 - Released on parole. Registers as a sex offender with the Bloomingdale police. Information is forwarded to the Morris County prosecutor and state police.
September 10, 2007 - Allegedly slips through a first-floor bedroom window of a Pequannock home at 3 a.m. and tries to sexually assault a 5 year old girl. Flees at the approach of the child's mother. In the following days, police swarm the suburban neighborhood as an intensive investigation begins.
September 13 - The Morris County prosecutor issues letters to parents explaining why authorities waited two days before publicizing the case.
Friday - Arrested in the morning and held on $1 million bail in the Morris County Jail. Charged with attempted sexual assault and burglary. An arrest affidavit says Iberer allegedly had broken into the girl's room twice before.
Monday - First appearance expected in state Superior Court on the new charges.