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Release* ††† ††††††Date: February 25, 2009†††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
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County Prosecutorís Office
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Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Director Brian Collier today announced that a township man who previously served as a girlís softball team coach has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a female under the age of 16.
David M. Prongay, (DOB 6/18/65) of Edison, was arrested February 24, 2009, at 8 p.m. at his home on charges of attempted aggravated sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a child.
investigation by Edison Detective John Canavera and Investigator Frank DiNinno of
the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office determined the assault occurred in
Prongay had been a coach of the Edison Angels and the victim had been a team member. The assault occurred after the softball season ended.
At the time of the arrest, Prongay, who is a general contractor, had been free on $250,000 bail. He had posted the amount after being arrested and charged February 18, 2009, with sexually assaulting an underage member of Edison Lightning, a lacrosse team that he coached for the past five years.
is being held at the
The prosecutorís office is requesting anyone with information on either incident, or similar incidents, to call Detective Canavera at (732) 248-7528, or Investigator DiNinno at (732) 745-3600.
As is the case for all criminal defendants, the charges against Prongay are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.