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Release* ††† ††††††Date: May 11, 2010
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* ††† ††††††Date: May 11, 2010
Ex-school teacher charged with two counts of child endangerment
County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Plainsboro Police Chief Richard Furda
today announced the arrest of a Boy Scout troop administrator and retired
G. Mettler, (DOB) 9/20/37) of
was released on May 9, 2010, from the
An investigation by Detective Eric Potts of the Plainsboro Police Department and Karleen A. Duca of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office began when Plainsboro police received a call on May 7, 2010, reporting that someone was viewing child pornography on a computer at the Plainsboro Township Public Library.
Mettler was at the library when police arrived, and was charged following the investigation.
currently serves as a committee chairman involved in the administration of the
Boy Scouts of America, Troop 2 in
was as employed by the Edison Board of Education from September 1, 1960, until
January 31, 1992. He worked as a Spanish teacher and cross-county coach at
Anyone with information on this or similar incidents is asked to call Detective Potts of the Plainsboro Police Department at (609) 799-2333, or Investigator Duca at the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-3600.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Mettler are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Donald G. Mettler