Former basketball coach charged with endangering the welfare of a minor

A former basketball coach was charged on March 25 for endangering the welfare of a minor who was known to him.

Scott T. Miller, 40, of Somerset, was charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree.

The investigation was conducted by members of the Milltown Police Department and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Their investigation revealed that on multiple occasions between November 2020 and March 2021, Miller allegedly engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct and communications with the minor victim, according to information provided by Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Brian Knelle of the Milltown Police Department.

Miller was a basketball coach with the Central Jersey Havoc Basketball Club, a club for male and female student athletes, but recently left the program to start his own basketball team, according to the statement.

Miller was released from the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center in North Brunswick on March 25 subsequent to an initial court appearance before Judge Gary Price, according to the statement.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Sgt. William Fama of the Milltown Police Department at 732-828 2100, ext. 133 or Detective Jose Rosario of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-4045.

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