Cumberland Co. teacher charged with sex assault

CEDARVILLE, N.J. - November 7, 2011

49-year-old Derek Hildreth, a teacher at Myron L. Powell school in Cedarville, is being held on a $500,000 bail.

The charges arose from events that took place between 1999 and 2002 in Cumberland, Gloucester, Burlington, and Atlantic counties and involve five separate victims.

Hildreth is charged with first degree Aggravated Sexual Assault, second degree Sexual Assault, and second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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