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Release* † ††††††Date: September 22, 2010
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* † ††††††Date: September 22, 2010
Substitute teacher charged with sex assault
††††††††† Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and E.J. McDonald, Acting Chief of the Perth Amboy Police Department, announced today that a substitute science teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting a male student.
Ucelli (DOB 1/2/74) of
The charges were filed after an investigation by Detective Panagiotis Boulieris of the Perth Amboy Police Department and Investigator Andreea Capraru of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office determined that Ucelli, a substitute science teacher at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School in Perth Amboy, took the student to a motel in Sayreville sometime in March 2010 and had sexual relations with him.
The investigation began after school authorities contacted police last week.
remains in custody at the
was starting her third year as a substitute teacher at the
Anyone with information on this, or similar incidents, is asked to call Detective Boulieris at the Perth Amboy Police Department at (732) 442-4400, or Investigator Capraru of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-3600.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Ucelli are merely accusations and she is presumed innocent until proven guilty.