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2007 Sexual Assault Comes Back to Haunt Toms River Teacher

TOMS RIVER-Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Toms River Township Police Chief Mitch Little announced that on October 4, 2019, Shawn C. Lee, 47, of Toms River, was arrested and charged with Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2c(3)(b). The arrest comes after a month long investigation by the Toms River Police Department and Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office. Investigation revealed that Lee had sexual intercourse with a 16 year-old victim in September of 2007.

Lee is currently lodged in the Ocean County Jail pending a detention hearing.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, or has been a victim of Mr. Lee, please contact Toms River Police Detective Tom Grosse at 732-349-0150 x 1263 or tgrosse@trpolice.org. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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