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Mount Olive High School teacher sentenced for stalking student

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Mount Olive High School teacher was sentenced Monday for stalking a student, according to Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll.

The Honorable Noah Franzblau, J.S.C., sentenced Tajinder Tung, 51, of Stewartsville to 60 days at the Morris County Correctional Facility as a condition of a 3-year probationary term, Carroll said.

On September 22, a Morris County jury returned a verdict finding Tung guilty of stalking a Mount Olive High School student beginning in 2017 and continuing until May 2019, Carroll said.

Tung was a teacher at the Mount Olive High School when he committed this crime and forfeiture of his public employment was also ordered at the time of sentencing, Carroll said.

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office’s Professional Standards Unit, the Mount Olive Township Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, and the Greenwich Township Police Department assisted with this investigation and prosecution, Carroll said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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