Sullivan County Man Arrested For Offering New Jersey Student Money For SexFeb 26th, 2013 | By HV Insider | Category: Featured Articles
A Sullivan County man has been arrested after authorities say he offered a male student fifty dollars for sex.
50 year old Thomas Weir , who owns a home in the Town of Thompson, works as a high school teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Paterson, NJ. It is alleged that Weir contacted the student via Facebook messaging and made arrangements to meet the boy at a NJ restaurant. Detectives arrested Weir Saturday evening in the parking lot of the agreed upon restaurant in Passaic County.
The arrest came after an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Special Victims Unit, the Passaic County Sheriff’s Internet Crimes against Children Unit and the Paterson Public Schools Department of School Security.
Passaic, N.J. Chief Assistant Prosecutor Joseph Del Russo said at this time their is no evidence that Weir committed any crimes in Sullivan County.
Weir was charged with attempted sexual assault, attempted endangering the welfare of a child, luring/enticing a Child, and official misconduct, felonies. Bail was not set.