Mount Olive High School Teacher Sentenced for Stalking a Student

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Morris County Correctional Facility






MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, announce that on October 28, the Honorable Noah Franzblau, J.S.C., sentenced Tajinder Tung, 61, of Stewartsville, to 60 days at the Morris County Correctional Facility as a condition of a 3-year probationary term.

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

Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker thank 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 for assisting with this investigation and prosecution.

The Prosecutor also credited the Trial Team: Assistant Prosecutor Noelle V. Fiorentino and Assistant Prosecutor Kimberly Tolentino for their professional and dedicated service, and commended MCPO Professional Standards Unit Sgt. Marshall Wang for his contributions to the investigation and successful prosecution in this case.