Former San Jose Junior Sharks Coach Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Minor

Kevin Whitmer, 32

Kevin Whitmer, a former coach for the San Jose Junior Sharks, was arrested in Colorado last week in connection with the sexual assault of a minor, according to the San Jose Police Department. The 32-year-old suspect is accused of assaulting the victim(s) at the Sharks’ rink and at his temporary residence in San Jose. Whitmer currently resides in Denver and was previously an assistant coach for the Colorado Thunderbirds youth hockey organization.

The San Jose Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce conducted an investigation into the crime, identifying Whitmer as the primary suspect. He was subsequently arrested in Denver on Thursday. Whitmer faces charges of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor and possession of child pornography.

Authorities are urging anyone with information related to this case to contact the San Jose Police Department at (408) 900-6564 or (408) 537-1397.


Author: CrimeDoor

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