For Immediate Release
Thursday, March 03, 2022
Incident: Teacher Arrested for Sexual Relationship with Minor
Location: Robert Moses Causeway at Route 27A, West Islip
Date/Time: Thursday, March 3, 2022 at approximately 7:40 a.m.

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Babylon School District teacher for engaging in a sexual relationship with a minor in 2013.


Administrators from the Babylon Union Free School District contacted Suffolk County Police in October 2021 regarding allegations of misconduct involving district staff.


During an investigation by Special Victims Section detectives, a woman came forward in November 2021 and reported she had a sexual relationship with teacher Timothy Harrison during the fall of 2013 when she was 15 years old and he was 38 years old.


Harrison, 46, of 57 Savannah Walk, Oak Beach, was arrested during a traffic stop on the Robert Moses Causeway at Route 27A in West Islip this morning and charged with two counts of Rape 3rd Degree and one count for Criminal Sexual Act 3rd Degree.   


Harrison will be held overnight at the First Precinct and arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on March 4.


Anyone who believes they may be a victim of Harrison is asked to call Special Victims Section detectives at 631-852-8791.


A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Authority: Rodney K. Harrison, Police Commissi 21-594832
Suffolk County Police Department

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