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Release* † ††††††Date: † October 11, 2013†††††† †††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
†††††††††††††††††† ††† †Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* † ††††††Date: † October 11, 2013††††††
††††††††† Acting Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey and John Zebrowski, Chief of the Sayreville Police Department, announced today that a high school teacher has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting two 16-year old boys on separate occasions.
††††††††† Jaclyn P. Melillo, age 25, of† Sayreville was arrested and charged on October 10, 2013, with two counts of sexual assault, a second-degree offense, and two counts of endangering the welfare of each child, also a second-degree offense.
††††††††† Melillo, who is employed as a
special education and English teacher at
During the investigation, it was determined that Melillo sexually assaulted both boys individually on multiple occasions during the summer of 2013.†
investigation began after
is being held at the
Anyone with information on these or similar incidents is asked to call Investigator Kelly of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-3600, or Detective Becker of the Sayreville Police Department at (732) 525-5464 .
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Melillo are merely accusations and she is presumed innocent until proven guilty.