A teacher at Headstart of Morris County in Morristown has been accused of child sexual abuse.
Morristown Preschool Teacher Accused of Sexually Abusing 3-Year-Old Student
A teacher for the Head Start Community Program of Morris County in Morristown, NJ has been accused of sexually assaulting a toddler at the preschool. 35-year-old Thomas Meier faces charges of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
On October 8, a coworker filed reports with staff and police after allegedly witnessing Meier sexually assaulting a 3-year-old student at the preschool. According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the coworker saw Meier “engaged in an act of sexual contact upon a 3-year-old child.” Police investigated and Meier was arrested on Sunday, October 13.
Authorities took Meier into custody at the Morris County Correctional Facility following an investigation by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morris Township Police Detective Bureau, and the Mount Arlington Police Department.
The Head Start Community Program of Morris County offers free programs for vulnerable children and families, with locations in both Morristown and Dover.