Former Coach Accepts Plea Bargain In Underage Sex Case

Roanoke Co., VA - Former high school football coach Rick Witt has accepted a plea deal involving sex crimes with a teenage girl.

Witt pleaded guilty in Roanoke County Circuit Court Tuesday to two misdemeanor counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The former coach at Staunton River had faced eight felony sex charges.

The judge sentenced him to one year in jail.

Earlier this month, Witt received a four year sentence for similar charges in Bedford County.