SOMERSET – Press release – Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Brian Knelle of the Milltown Police Department announced that a former basketball coach was arrested today for endangering the welfare of a minor who was known to him.
Scott T. Miller, 40, of Somerset was arrested today and 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 engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct and communications with the minor victim.
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.
Defendant was released today from the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center subsequent to an initial court appearance before Judge Gary Price.
The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant 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.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charge against Miller is merely an accusation and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.