San Jacinto soccer coach sentenced to 3 years in prison for molesting girl

BANNING (CNS) - A San Jacinto youth soccer coach who molested a preteen girl was sentenced today to three years in state prison and ordered to register as a convicted sex offender. Eric Daniel Rath, 54, pleaded guilty last month to lewd acts on a child under 14 years old under a plea agreement with the Riverside County District Attorney's Office. Superior Court Judge Timothy Hollenhorst at the Banning Justice Center imposed the sentence stipulated by the prosecution and defense. Because he will have to register as a sex offender, Rath will be limited on the types of employment he may obtain, and he will be required to report his location to law enforcement whenever he changes residence. The judge additionally ordered the defendant to have zero contact with the victim for a minimum
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