As reported by Bozeman Daily Chronicle, after messaging and arranging a meeting with a Bozeman Police investigator acting as a child on social media, a Bozeman High assistant tennis coach was charged with s*xual abuse of children.
The tennis coach is called Kenneth Jordan Sheehan and is 33 years old. Following his appearance in the Gallatin County Justice Court on Wednesday, a judge set his bail at $100,000.
How did the police catch the tennis coach
Policeman disguises as a 13-year-old kid on social media
- 2. Tennis coach starts texting the disguised policeman
- 3. Conversation moved to Snapchat
- 4. The meet-up
He then asked to meet up. They agreed to meet at the Bozeman Pond, Sheehan said he’d bring condoms. At the Bozeman Pond, several police officers — including the detective posing as the child — waited for Sheehan and later arrested him”.
“It is our understanding that there wasn’t an actual child victim, and the arrest was made based upon interactions between Kenneth Sheehan and the Bozeman Police Department. Regardless of the details, the situation is extremely troubling, and we are very thankful for the quick work of law enforcement to arrest this individual,” said Superintendent Casey Bertram as quoted by Bozeman Daily Chronicle.