Police: Howell man charged for attempting to solicit sex with teenager

Thomas R. Carraher, 26, tried soliciting a sexual act for cash and sending sexually explicit media of himself to a person he though was a 14-year-old girl online, according to police.

Rob Taub

Jan 20, 2024, 1:20 AM

Updated 157 days ago

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Police say a Howell man was charged Friday for attempting to solicit sex with a teenager.
Thomas R. Carraher, 26, tried soliciting a sexual act for cash and sending sexually explicit media of himself to a person he though was a 14-year-old girl online, according to police.
Carraher teaches at Mahala F. Atchison Elementary School in Tinton Falls, and works as a basketball coach at the Shrewsbury Borough School.
Police say there is no indication that the charges relate directly to any student or student-athlete at either school.


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