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Charges Against Clark BOE Member Dropped

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Thomas Lewis, left, at a recent Clark Board of Education meeting.  Aggravated assault charges against Lewis were dismissed by the Union County Prosecutor. Credits: Susan Roselli Bonnell
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ELIZABETH, NJ – Charges against Clark Board of Education member and Rahway High School Athletic Director Thomas Lewis have been dismissed, according to an order signed by Acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park on March 2, Lewis’ attorney confirmed by email. 

Lewis was arrested in Rahway on December 28, 2014 after an altercation between Lewis and a spectator during a basketball tournament.  (Clark BOE Member Maintains Innocence after Rahway Arrest).  Lewis subsequently pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated assault.  (Board of Education Member Tom Lewis Pleads Not Guilty). 

The hearing that was originally scheduled for March 12 was canceled as a result of the dismissal.

Lewis did not reply to requests for a comment. 

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