Ex-coach accused in car-theft ring
ST. LOUIS -- A former Southeast Missouri State University women's basketball coach who is now coaching at a northeast Kansas community college was arraigned Tuesday in a multistate car theft conspiracy.
William J. Smith, 48, of Highland, Kan., is charged with one count of conspiracy and three counts each of mail fraud and receipt of a stolen motor vehicle. Not guilty pleas were entered on his behalf during his arraignment in federal court in St. Louis.
Smith is among 21 people charged ...
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