H.S. Football Coach Arrested in Allegations of “Sexting” with Female Student

GOSHEN – Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler is seeking the public’s help in investigation into Monroe Woodbury Assistant Football Coach, Justin Kaffenberger, charged with disseminating Indecent material to a minor by sexting a naked photo to a female student at the school.

Hoovler noted that on Wendesday, September 19, the New York State Police charged 23 year old Kaffenberger with two felony counts of Disseminating Indecent Material to Minors in the First Degree, and two misdemeanor counts Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  In complaints filed in the Town of Monroe Justice Court.

Kaffenberger, an assistant football coach at Monroe-Woodbury High School, was accused of sending naked pictures of himself to a fifteen year-old female and requesting that she perform sexual acts on him.  Kaffenberger is next scheduled to appear in Town of Monroe Court on September 24, 2018.

“School is one of the places where our children should feel safest,” said District Attorney Hoovler. “My office will seek severe penalties for those who seek to leverage their positions in working with children to victimize them.  I urge anyone who has information concerning this incident, or any crime involving adults inappropriately dealings with minors, to contact law enforcement.”

This case is being prosecuted by Senior Assistant District Attorney Michael Milza.

District Attorney Hoovler announced that he is seeking the public’s help in the case and that the case will be presented to an Orange County Grand Jury.  Anyone with any information concerning the matter is urged to contact the New York State Police Monroe Barracks by calling (845) 782-8311.

NOTE: A criminal charge is merely an allegation that a defendant has committed a violation of the criminal law, and it is not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent and entitled to a fair trial, during which it will be the State of New York’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.