Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News
Updated Jul 1, 2012 - 1:41 pm

Former Tucson High School coach arrested on sex crime charge

Just before midnight on Saturday the Pima County Sheriff's Department responded to 5500 S. Gila Avenue in Tucson on a reported suspicious vehicle call. Officers found 53-year-old Richard Ortiz, a former high school wrestling coach and a 15-year-old female both partially dressed.

Ortiz reportedly stopped coaching at Tucson High School in January, but remained a liaison for the team, and was involved in private lessons with the victim since March 2012.

Ortiz was arrested for sexual conduct with a minor, after he was supposed to take the victim home Saturday night but instead took her to engage in sexual activity.

World Class Arizona

  • APSWorld Class Arizona with Arizona's largest and longest-serving electricity utility. APS serves more than 1.2 million customers in 11 of the state's 15 counties.

Voice For A Better Arizona

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News