New Haven Girls Basketball Coach Arrested, Charged in Sex Case with Student

The coach of the New Haven High School varsity girls' basketball team was charged Monday with engaging in sexual conduct with a 17-year-old girl.

Latwan Turner, 43, was charged and arraigned in Warren's 37th District Court on 4 counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct.

The 43-year-old coach was in the Red Roof hotel parking lot, with a 17 year-old student inside of his vehicle. 

After the arrest, the Warren police then notified New Haven Community Schools, who soon-after sent a notices to parents.

Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer confirmed that a New Haven High School girls varsity basketball coach was arrested accused of sexual assault against a 17-year-old student.

"The safety and well-being of our students is always a priority for our district. We are fully cooperating with the Warren Police Department as they conduct their investigation. Counselors will be available for students throughout the week to offer support."

Turner is charged with four counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct, punishable by up to 15 years behind bars, and one count of gross indecency, a five-year felony, stemming from his alleged sexual relationship with the student-athlete.

Turner was given a $250,000 cash surety bond, and ordered not to have any contact with the victim, anyone under the age of 18 or any students at New Haven High School.

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