Coach Arrested for Sexual Assault, Abuse

Coles County, IL - A basketball coach from Martinsville, Illinois is accused of sexual acts with a juvenile.

Mattoon Police arrested 53-year-old Barry Wolfe of Martinsville Thursday evening.

Wolfe is affiliated with the Central Illinois Storm Elite Basketball team.

He faces eight counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse and five counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault.

Police say Wolfe engaged in oral sex and other sexual acts with a juvenile female while he held a position of trust, authority or supervision over the victim.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and will involve multiple jurisdictions. Police anticipate additional victims.

Wolfe is being held in the Coles County Jail on $500,000 bond.


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