Trial for Former High School Coach Delayed
The trial for a former high school girl’s assistant basketball coach charged with having sexual contact with a student is delayed. 26-year old Trevor Franklin of Stoutland was supposed to have his trial start on October 10th in Phelps County but that has been pushed back to December. Franklin is charged with Sexual Contact with a Student By a Teacher, Student Teacher, Employee, Contract Employee, School Official Or Volunteer. Franklin’s trial is now set to start on December 16th. Prosecutors say the incidents happened in 2012 while Franklin was a coach at Richland High School. He allegedly arranged secret meetings with the victim, sent her thousands of text messages and touched her inappropriately.