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Franklin Township Home Health Care Aide Arrested for Sexual Contact

Franklin Township (Somerset)

Somerset County officials announced the arrest of Rose Stanley, 69, of Somerset, in relation to an aggravated criminal sexual contact that occurred in Franklin Township.

Prosecutor Robertson stated that on Tuesday, August 10, at approximately 3:12 p.m., Franklin Township Police received a phone call concerning a possible sexual contact that occurred involving a non-verbal adult male patient and his home health care aide. 

According to Prosecutor Robertson, detectives from the Franklin Township Police Department arrived at the victim’s residence to conduct an investigation.  As a result of this investigation, Rose Stanley was arrested without incident.  

Prosecutor Robertson said that Stanley was working as a Home Health Care Aide for a Franklin Township-based healthcare company at the time of the assault.  

According to Prosecutor Robertson, Stanley was charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact. Stanley was lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.

Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor and Director Spruill request anyone with information relating to the sexual contact to contact the Franklin Township Police Department at (732) 873-5533.

Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.