Baseball coach accused of sexually assaulting teen player, investigators say

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The baseball coach of a teen was arrested this week after he was accused of sexually assaulting the boy multiple times in Rockaway Township and Rockaway Borough, authorities announced Friday. Joseph Derose, Jr., 27, of Rockaway Township, who is also employed as a substitute teacher at Catherine A. Dwyer Elementary School in town, was charged in two separate complaints out of Rockaway Township and Rockaway Borough with two counts of second degree sexual assault with supervisory or disciplinary power over the victim, one count of third degree endangering the welfare of a child, and two counts of…

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