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Local band director charged with sexual assault

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MAYS LANDING - The Hammonton High School marching band director accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student has turned himself in to authorities Monday morning.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office issued a warrant last Thursday for 26-year-old Jason Koenig, who was the former Director of Hammonton High School's marching band.

Jason Koenig, 26, of Hammonton is face charges of official misconduct, sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, endangering the welfare of children.

Authorities say that Koenig was employed by Hammonton High School as an Aide and Marching Band Director. Koenig committed these crimes back in November and December 2013, while he had supervisory or disciplinary power over the 16-year-old-victim by virtue of his occupational status.
Koenig is being held on bail set at $200,000.

In addition to posting bail, Koenig must surrender his passport, remain in New Jersey, submit to GPS monotoring, and have no contact with the victim or the victim's family.

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