Las Vegas soccer coach accused of lewdness with teen girl
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former boys soccer coach at a Las Vegas school has been arrested for sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old girl.
Authorities said Friday that 25-year-old Juan Alfredo Chavez has been charged with one count of felony lewdness committed by a person over 18 with a child age 14 or 15.
He has been booked into jail and it is not immediately known if he has an attorney.
According to Las Vegas police, the 14-year-old victim said Chavez tried to touch and kiss her near a school baseball field several times on Oct. 20.
Clark County School District police arrested him at his home.
Chavez was a volunteer coach for boys junior varsity soccer at Ed W. Clark High School since December 2010.
He is now banned from all district property.