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Monroe Caregiver Charged with Improper Contact of 62-Year-Old Female Resident

Monroe Township (Middlesex)

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Michael Lloyd of the Monroe Police Department announced that an employee, who provided care to residents at a group home in Monroe, has been arrested and charged with the criminal sexual contact of a resident.    


According to authorities, Ganesh Gudar, 46, of Monroe, was arrested on August 24th and charged with one count of criminal sexual contact in the fourth degree.


Officials say Gudar was charged during an investigation by Sergeant Keith Saloom of the Monroe Police Department and Detective Allie Bitterman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.


The investigation determined that on Aug. 21st Gudar, who works and resides at the group home, improperly touched a 62-year-old female resident.


The investigation is active and is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sergeant Saloom (732) 521-0222 ext. 178 or Detective Bitterman at (732) 745-4401.


Officials say Gudar is scheduled to appear in New Brunswick Superior Court on Oct. 9th.


As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charge against Gudar is merely an accusation and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.