Former Carteret middle school teacher accused of sexually assaulting student

An investigation revealed Jeffrey Munguia was the victim's teacher at Carteret Middle School when the incident allegedly occurred in 2022, according to authorities.

Lanette Espy

Apr 26, 2024, 11:00 AM

Updated 26 days ago

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A former middle school teacher in Carteret is accused of sexually assaulting a student.
Middlesex County prosecutors say 32-year-old Jeffrey Munguia, of North Bergen, was arrested Wednesday. An investigation revealed Munguia was the victim's teacher at Carteret Middle School when the incident allegedly occurred in 2022, according to authorities.
Munguia was charged with second-degree sexual assault and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child.
Police say the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Castro of the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit at 732-745-3652 or Sgt. McFadden of the Carteret Police Department at 732-541-4181.


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