NY Swim Coach Arrested, Charged With Child Porn Possession

A swim coach at the Jewish Community Center Mid-Westchester has been arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography, a local news site reports.

The Jewish Community Center Mid-Westchester says coach Rhon Sanchez has been suspended and is no longer welcome at the JCC facility, according to a report from News 12 Westchester.

The local CBS affiliate reports that Sanchez, 35, had been a coach and swimming instructor at the Jewish Community Center for 12 years and had also worked for the Beachpoint Yacht Club as a swimming instructor and trainer of lifeguards for a decade.

The CBS piece says the Westchester County District Attorney’s office allegedly uncovered Sanchez’s improprieties in an investigation. The District Attorney’s office team allegedly found that Sanchez had bought and shared child pornography online. He was arrested this past Sunday.

His next court date is March 11, per the CBS story, and he was released from jail on $25,000 bail.

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