January 15, 2010 By Stephen Klarich

San Diego 10 News gave details on the recent arrest of a high school girls’ soccer coach. The 35-year old man from Rancho Penasquitos was arrested and charged with “suspicion of luring a minor for sexual purposes and sending harmful matter” to the female student. The man was a soccer coach at Del Norte High School but was let go after he was arrested. The alleged incident in this case is considered “sexting.”

Sexting is a relatively new type of sex crime. Sexting occurs when a picture of a sexual nature is sent or received by a cell phone text message. It can be charged as a crime if the recipient of the picture is a minor. The charge can be either a felony or misdemeanor. A conviction of this sex crime can result in prison time as well as a requirement to register as a sex offender for life.

If you or a loved one has been charged with sexting, contact the experienced sex crime attorneys at Wallin and Klarich. With serious consequences that can result from a conviction to a sex crime, it is important to hire knowledgeable San Diego sex crime attorneys who will aggressively defend you and protect your rights. Contact the experienced Irvine sex crime defense attorneys at Wallin & Klarich today at (877) 466-5245 for a consultation of your case.

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