Former Wall School Superintendent, Assistant Cleared of Child Molestation Charges
Child molestation allegations turn out to be unfounded, clearing the former Wall school superintendent and his former assistant.
James Habel still faces charges in a mortgage and school fraud scheme. However, Sandra Brower, who was suspended from her job as Lacey’s school superintendent, was cleared accprding to the Asbury Park Press. She will seek reinstatement.
A grand jury in May had indicted the pair. But Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni tells the newspaper his office learned of new evidence and was obligated to present it to a new grand jury.
The pair were accused of covering up an alleged sexual assault by a teacher back in 2009.
The Associated Press contributed to this report