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New Jersey Middle School Principal Charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, Luring

By rlsmetro on
New Jersey

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker and Chief Frank Perna of the Denville Township Police Department announced that Mr. Paul Iantosca, 52, of Randolph, has been charged with one count of Luring, one count of Attempted Sexual Assault and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor,

Officials say Iantosca is the Principal at Valleyview Middle School in Denville.

Officials would only say that the charges relate to actions Mr. Iantosca is alleged to have engaged in with a 16-year-old former student and no other information would be released at this time.

The defendant was charged and is currently lodged at the Morris County Correctional Facility in accordance with Criminal Justice Reform.

Prosecutor Knapp would like to thank the Denville Township Police Department and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office whose efforts contributed to the investigation of the matter.

Anyone with information relating to these or any related incident is asked to call Detective Lydia Negron at the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6213 or Det. Scot Tobin at the Denville Police Department at 973-627-4900 x9.

A criminal complaint is merely an accusation.

Despite this accusation, the defendant is presumed innocent until he or she is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.