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Montgomery Township High School Teacher Arrested for Endangering 17-Year-Old Boy


MONTGOMERY TWP, N.J. - Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Montgomery Township Police Captain/Director Thomas Wain announced the arrest of Michelina Aichele, 29 of Capricorn Drive in Hillsborough Township, New Jersey.

Prosecutor Robertson stated that on October 4, 2018, the Montgomery Township Police Department was contacted by the Montgomery Township High School regarding sexually explicit communications between a teacher and a male student.

The Montgomery Police Department responded and initiated an investigation.

Prosecutor Robertson stated that the victim, 17, was interviewed and disclosed that he received nude photos from defendant Aichele throughout several months.

The victim also provided details of sexually explicit conversations that defendant Aichele engaged in with him through social media sites and email.

Prosecutor Robertson stated that on Friday, October 5, 2018, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit responded to assist the Montgomery Township Police with the investigation and defendant Aichele was subsequently placed under arrest without incident.

Prosecutor Robertson stated that Aichele was charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child. She was later lodged in the Somerset County Jail, pending a detention hearing.

Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor, and Captain/Director Wain request anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit at (908) 231-7100,