- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 12, 2014

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - A West Salem High School girls basketball coach was arrested Tuesday and accused of having inappropriate sexual relations with a girl.

Salem police booked 30-year-old Emrance Berger into the Polk County Jail.

He is the head junior varsity coach and assistant varsity coach.

The Statesman Journal reports (https://stjr.nl/1kBFguq ) the girl gave information to her parents Monday night that led to his arrest.

The Salem-Keizer School District says Berger was hired as a coach in 2012 after years of volunteer work.

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Information from: Statesman Journal, https://www.statesmanjournal.com


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