Franklin dwelling nurse charged with sexual contact

FRANKLIN, Somerset – A 69-year-old Somerset resident who worked as a family doctor was arrested and charged in connection with alleged escalation of criminal sexual contact in the community, authorities said.

Rose Stanley from the Somerset section was charged with aggravated third-degree criminal sexual contact, Somerset County Attorney Michael H. Robertson, county Detectives chief John W. Fodor and Franklin Public Safety Director Quovella M. Spruill said in a statement Friday.

A 69-year-old Franklin Somerset Division resident who worked as a domestic helper was arrested and charged in connection with alleged serious criminal sexual contact in Franklin.

Robertson said at 3:12 p.m. Tuesday that police received a call regarding possible sexual contact involving a non-verbal adult male patient and his home health care worker. Police detectives arrived at the victim’s home to conduct an investigation.

As a result of the investigation, Stanley was arrested without incident. Stanley was working as a housekeeper for a community health company, authorities said.

Stanley was being held in Somerset County Jail pending a hearing.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Franklin Police Department at 732-873-5533 or through the STOPit app, which allows citizens to submit anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded free of charge from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store on your smartphone, access code: SOMERSETNJ. Information is also available on the Somerset County Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 888-577-TIPS (8477). All anonymous STOPit reports and Crime Stopper tips are treated confidentially.

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