Prominent NY youth coach arrested
BOSTON -- Authorities in New York have arrested a prominent youth basketball coach who is accused of sexually assaulting a player in Massachusetts three decades ago, then failing to show up for his arraignment last week.
A fugitive task force picked up Ernest Lorch, 78, on Wednesday at a convalescent home in Ardsley, N.Y., said U.S. Marshal Daniel Spellacy in Springfield, Mass. He was released on a $25,000 bond and is scheduled for a Dec. 3 extradition hearing in White Plains, N.Y.
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