Donna D. Peirce-Faley is teacher at a New Jersey drug treatment facility for teenagers who has been arrested and charged with sexual assault of an 18-year-old male resident who was undergoing court-ordered drug rehabilitation.

Donna D. Peirce-Faley

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The 28-year-old Donna D. Peirce-Faley (photo above; more pictures below) is a teacher at Daytop New Jersey-Mendham a residential drug-treatment facility in Mendham Borough, New Jersey for teenagers; it is part of Daytop Village which has multiple locations in New York and New Jersey. She is a resident of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey.

According to The Daily Record quoting the Morris County Prosecutor and the Mendham Borough Police Police Chief, Peirce-Faley was arrested and charged with one count of sexual assault for allegedly having sex with an 18-year-old male resident at the facility who was undergoing court-ordered treatment. She remains held in Morris County jail on $150,000 bail.

According to the criminal complaint, Peirce-Faley is alleged to have had oral sex and sexual intercourse with the teenager on November 1. It is further alleged that the sexual contact took place at the Daytop New Jersey-Mendham drug-treatment facility during the time that he was on probation and a court-ordered resident at the facility and she, as a teacher at the facility, had supervisory power over him.

The Daily Record goes on to quote the arrest affidavit which indicates that the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office received a report that the alleged victim told someone he and Peirce-Faley engaged in sexual activity while he was a resident at Daytop. He told the authorities that he and the teacher began engaging in a “flirtatious relationship” beginning a month ago and that on November 1 they kissed and had sex in a classroom at Daytop.

It is alleged that during her interview with police Peirce-Faley admitted to having kissed and having sexual conversations with the alleged victim and also admitted to having had sex with him on once on November 1.

The Daily Record quotes a statement from Daytop New Jersey indicating that they immediately suspended Peirce-Faley without pay and notified authorities of the allegations. No additional details of Donna D. Peirce-Faley’s bio and professional background were reported.

Check back for updates in this developing story including the mugshot which has not yet been released.

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