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Neumann-Goretti High School Coach Charged With Sexual Assault

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The baseball coach at a Philadelphia Catholic high school is behind bars charged with sexually assaulting a boy and drugging another at a hotel.

Thirty-seven-year-old Louis Spadaccini was arraigned early Thursday on charges including involuntary deviate sexual intercourse involving a 13-year-old boy. The Neumann-Goretti High School coach was ordered held on $1 million bail in that case.

Spadaccini was charged earlier in the week (previous story) with endangerment and corruption of a minor after police say he plied a 14-year-old student at the school with alcohol and a Xanax-spiked drink.

Spadaccini has been suspended from his part-time coaching job and his position as a court crier.

It was not immediately clear if Spadaccini had an attorney.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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