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Mount Olive HS teacher indicted on official misconduct, stalking charges

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – A Mount Olive High School teacher was indicted Wednesday on official misconduct and stalking charges, according to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

Tajinder Tung, 48, of Stewartsville was indicted on two counts of second-degree official misconduct, and fourth-degree stalking, Knapp said.

An investigation allegedly disclosed that between 2017 and May 2019, Tung, who was employed as a teacher at the Mount Olive High School, had stalked a student and committed acts that constituted a course of alarming conduct, both inside and outside of the school, Knapp said.

Tung was arrested and charged on August 21, 2019.

Anyone with information should contact Det. Matthew Magnone of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Unit at 973-285-6200, or the Det/Lt. Luis Sanchez of the Mount Olive Police Department at 973-691-0850.

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