The North Bergen pastor convicted of molesting a 13-year-old boy just shy of a year ago may have left the country after skipping out on his sentencing 10 months ago.
Gregorio Martinez, 48, who was also referred to as a prophet and exorcist during his trial, was convicted by a
Hudson County jury on Feb. 25, 2015, of aggravated criminal sexual contact with a minor.
"He has been a fugitive from justice since his conviction," Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.
A source with knowledge of the case said it is believed that Martinez, who faced up to five years in prison, left the country after he was convicted.
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