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Wood-Ridge High School Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student

Gary Minervini
Gary Minervini Photo Credit: MUGSHOT: Courtesy BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- A Wood-Ridge High School math teacher from East Rutherford had sex with a student from when she was 13 until she was 16, authorities said Friday.

A judge ordered Gary Minervini, 37, held on $300,000 bail in the Bergen County Jail, charged with aggravated sexual assault and sexual assault. He's due for a first appearance Aug. 10 in Central Municipal Court in Hackensack.

The Bergen County prosecutor’s Special Victims Unit and East Rutherford police investigated, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said.

Minervini was graduated from Becton Regional High School and Ramapo College.

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