Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief David Irizarry of the Metuchen Police Department announced that a history teacher at St. Joseph High School in Metuchen has been charged with one count of possessing Explicit Images of Minors.
Brother John Spalding, a 74-year-old resident of the school, was charged as he voluntarily surrendered at the Middlesex County Courthouse in New Brunswick today.
Bail was set at $75,000.
During the investigation, it was determined that Brother Spalding maintained Explicit Images of Minors on a computer at the school on June 21, 2015.
The charge was filed after a search of the computer was completed.
The investigation began after an unidentified official contacted police.
The investigation is active and is continuing.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Doherty of the Metuchen Police Department at (732) 632-8501, or Detective Abromaitis of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4436.