NJ Teacher Gets Prison in Sex Case - Update
(Jersey City, New Jersey) Former teacher Elyse Cromwell, 29, has been sentenced to five years in prison by Hudson County Superior Court Judge Joseph Isabella for engaging in sex with a 14-year-old boy.
NJ Teacher and Student, 14
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(Newark, New Jersey) A 27-year-old English teacher at Early College High School, Elyse Cromwell, has been accused of engaging in sex on multiple occasions with a 14-year-old student.
Cromwell faces charges of aggravated sexual assault on the boy, endangering the welfare of a child and child abuse.
Cromwell allegedly had sex with the boy on multiple occasions "while acting in the position of said victim’s homeroom and English teacher," the complaint says.Cromwell was booked into custody with bond set at $300,000.
The complaint says she "performed prohibited sexual acts on upon" the boy, who is now 15 years old.
Cromwell, who was arrested yesterday, appeared this afternoon in Central Judicial Processing court in Jersey City via video link from Hudson County jail in Kearny. She wore the green garb of the jail and her brown hair was in a long braid draped over her right shoulder.