Four assistant New Jersey high school football coaches who were suspended amid hazing and sexual assault charges filed against players will keep their teaching jobs.
The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s office has decided not to try seven Sayreville high school football players accused of sexual assault as adults.
The fiasco that is the Sayreville High School varsity football team hazing scandal has impacted many and will continue to impact many, and the sad thing is it was all easily avoidable.
CBS 2 has learned that eight football coaches have been let go in connection with the Sayreville War Memorial High School football hazing scandal, in addition to the five coaches who were suspended.
Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey’s office has charged seven Sayreville varsity football players with sexually assaulting four younger teammates during several hazing rituals in the locker room. He talked exclusively to CBS 2 on Monday.
Seven Sayreville football players were charged for allegedly hazing four underclassmen in locker rooms in incidents occurring over the course of 10 days.
Sources tell CBS 2 a sheriff’s van took away at least three Sayreville High School football players still in custody and charged with sexual assault from Middlesex County Family Court.
Superintendent Richard Labbe, who canceled Sayreville High School’s football season after allegations of hazing, says he is weighing whether to restore the program after this season.
Organizer Maureen Jenkins said she wanted the event to send an anti-bullying message and provide support to the district for deciding to put student safety ahead of football.
The six other students, ranging in age from 15 to 17, were arrested Friday night in connection with the assaults at regional football power Sayreville War Memorial High School.
Six teens were arrested in Sayreville, New Jersey Friday evening – and a seventh was wanted by police – in connection with alleged intimidation and hazing on the Sayreville High School football team.
Report: Shocking Details Emerge From Alleged Hazing Scandal That Ended Sayreville High’s Football Season
Earlier Wednesday, an exclusive story by Matthew Stanmyre of NJ Advance Media was published to the site. In it are graphic details of what allegedly happened inside the football locker room at the school.
Controversy has erupted after Sayreville High School in New Jersey suddenly canceled three football games, and prosecutors have also launched an investigation into what sources told CBS 2 may have been hazing.
Miss America Kira Kazantsev said Tuesday that she was removed from her college sorority over a letter that made light of hazing, but she denied a report that she was involved in aggressively hazing fellow students.
The University of Connecticut has banned three more Greek organizations for hazing, claiming that students were forced to eat pet food, bob for mini-bottles of alcohol from toilets and be partly or fully nude.