Beaverton softball coach sentenced for sex abuse

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A 38-year-old Aloha man who coached a girls softball team in Beaverton was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl.

Jeremy Dickey pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court to sex abuse and other charges.

The Oregonian reports the victim was not a member of the softball team he coached.

Dickey apologized in court for failing kids and parents who trusted him.

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Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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