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Mount Olive High School Teacher Charged with Stalking and Harassing a Student

By rlsmetro on
Mount Olive

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, and Chief Stephen Beecher of the Mount Olive Police Department announce the arrest of Tajinder Tung, 47-years-old, from Stewartsville.

Officials say the investigation disclosed that between 2017 and May 2019, the defendant, who was employed as a teacher at the Mount Olive High School, had stalked a student and committed acts that constituted a course of alarming conduct, both inside and outside of the school.

The defendant was charged by Complaint-Warrant, with Stalking, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10b, a fourth-degree crime, and Harassment, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4c, a petty disorderly persons offense.

The defendant will be committed to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing in Superior Court, to be scheduled.

Anyone with information should please contact Det. Matthew Magnone of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Unit at (973) 285-6200, or Det/Lt. Luis Sanchez of the Mount Olive Police Department at (973) 691-0850.

The charges and allegations are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in the court of law.