A former assistant principal at a high school in Roxbury, NJ has pleaded guilty to sexual offense charges for touching a juvenile on the testicles.
The suspect is a 57-year-old resident of Rockaway Township in Morris County, New Jersey. He was an assistant principal at Roxbury High School and, before that, worked as a police officer in Clifton, NJ.
According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect committed a sex crime by inappropriately touching a minor on the testicles during horseplay. The victim was 14 years old when the incident occurred. At the time, the victim was reportedly staying at the suspect’s residence in Rockaway Township.
The suspect initially faced criminal charges for child endangerment, criminal sexual contact, and aggravated criminal sexual contact. He later reached a plea deal with Morris County prosecutors pleaded guilty to charges for abuse.
It is expected that the suspect will be sentenced to one years in the Morris County Jail in Morristown. The suspect will also be barred from working as a school administrator in NJ.
For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Ex-Assistant HS Principal Admits to Touching Teen.”