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Grandview Superintendent Responds to Coach Accused of Sexual Misconduct

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GRANDVIEW, Wash. - The Grandview School District released a statement Tuesday regarding the Grandview volunteer coach accused of sexual misconduct with a minor.

Grandview Superintendent Kevin Chase says Stephen Sanchez was an unpaid high school volunteer coach with the 2012-13 season.

Chase says the school district was notified of all allegations on February 19. He says the school relieved Sanchez of his volunteering activities by the district on February 20 pending the outcome of the investigation.

Grandview School District is cooperating with local law enforcement as police continue to investigate.


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The Grandview Police Department says a volunteer sports coach with the Grandview School District is accused of sexual misconduct with a minor.

Officers arrested 28-year-old Stephen Sanchez of Grandview on Friday. He is charged with one count of second degree sexual misconduct with a minor and two counts of communication with a minor for immoral purposes.

Police say the crimes happened between October 2011 and January 2012 in Yakima County. They say the victims in this case are minor females.

Officers released Sanchez when he posted bail on Saturday.

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