Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Kenneth Fuller, in prison for an affair with a minor, will be allowed to leave twice a week.
Kenneth Fuller, the former Rustin swim coach who pleaded guilty in January to having an affair with a 17-year-old team member, will be allowed to leave prison twice a week on work release, a judge decided on Thursday. While Fuller was sentenced on March 5 to seven-to-23 months in prison, according to the Daily Local News, Judge David Bortner decided that Fuller will be allowed to leave the county prison two days each week during his sentence to work from his home office. Fuller, a wastewater engineer, will be cleared to leave on Monday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but must return to prison at the end of each day. According to the paper, Fuller’s attorney maintained that his client would lose thousands of dollars, and possibly his …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Despite his pleas, Kenneth Fuller will spend 7-to-23 months in jail for his spring affair.
Kenneth Fuller is going to jail. The former Bayard Rustin swim coach who pleaded guilty in January to having sex with a 17-year-old member of his team will serve a 7-to 23-month sentence after a judge rejected his appeal to remain free, the Daily Local News is reporting. On Tuesday, in the courtroom of Judge David Bortner, Fuller, 48, told the judge he wished to avoid jail time so he could take care of his family. The judge said he didn’t doubt the jail term would cause problems for Fuller’s family, but added “he should have thought about that before he decided to act the way he did.” According to court documents, Fuller had sex with the girl on three known occasions between April 27 and May 5 of 2012. Fuller had trysts with the girl in a…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Former West Chester Rustin swimming coach Kenneth Fuller plead guilty to engaging in an inappropriate sexual relationship with one of his team members.
The Daily Local reports that former Rustin swimming coach Kenneth Fuller plead guilty on Wednesday to having sex with one of the members of his swim team. According to the Daily Local: Kenneth Fuller stood before Common Pleas Court Judge David Bortner and admitted that he had taken the girl, then 17 years old, to a hotel and an area park in the spring of 2012 and had sex with her after supplying her with alcohol. He also admitted that he had helped fake a doctor’s letter for her that would excuse her from missing class when the two had one of their trysts. Finally, he acknowledged that after his arrest in May, he had continued to contact the girl about his case – although there is a disagreement about what exactly he said and why. The …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
A Common Pleas Court judge rejects a request by the prosecution to overturn the former Rustin swim coach's bail.
The Daily Local reports that a Common Pleas Court judge rejected a request by the prosecution in the Rustin swim coach case to overturn the bail for Kenneth Fuller after he allegedly made contact with the victim after his arrest. According to the Daily Local: Following a two-hour hearing, Judge David Bortner said that although he believed there had been some level of impermissible communication between Kenneth Fuller and the teenage girl, he did not have enough evidence to send the man to Chester County Prison to await trial, as had been suggested by the prosecutor in the case. Fuller is facing charges of institutional sexual assault after he allegedly had sex with a member of the Rustin swim teach that he also coached. To read the …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The former Rustin swim coach will have a formal arraignment for charges including institutional sexual assault.
Former Rustin swim coach Kenneth Fuller will appear in court on Thursday for his formal arraignment. Fuller faces several charges of institutional sexual assault after he had sex with a underage member of his swim team three times between April 27 and May 5. His arraignment is scheduled for June 14 at 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Former Rustin swim coach Kenneth Fuller waives his preliminary hearing and posts bail.
Former Rustin swim coach Kenneth Fuller waived his preliminary hearing on Tuesday after a bondsman posted his bail on Sunday, May 20. Fuller's next appearence in court is scheduled for June 14 where he will be formally arraigned. Fuller stands accused of several counts of institutional sexual assault after he had sex with a female minor member of his swim team at Rustin. Fuller allegedly had sex with the minor on three separate occasions between April 27 and May 5. According to police, Fuller also provided the minor with alcohol on each occasion where they had sex. To read more about this case please click the link: here and here.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
A judge set former Rustin swim coach Kenneth Fuller's bail at $250,000. His preliminary hearing is set for May 22.
Former Rustin swim coach Kenneth Fuller was arraigned Wednesday on charges including institutional sexual assault after he had sex with a female minor high school student. Magesterial District Judge Daniel Maisano set Fuller's bail at $250,000. Fuller could not post bail and was sent to Chester County Prison where he awaits trial. Fuller was arrested Wednesday after it came to light that he had sex with a female member of his team on at least three separate occasions between April 27 and May 5. Besides three counts of institutional sexual assault, Fuller has also been charged with corruption of minors, furnishing alcohol to a minor and endangering the welfare of children. Fuller had been a coach with the district since the 09-10 season. …