UPDATE: Acquittal Denied For Former High School Coach

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UPDATE: Friday, May 3, 2013

A Sedgwick County judge denied a motion for acquittal in a case of electronic solicitation against former Garden Plain football coach Todd Puetz.

Judge Ben Burgess denied the motion for acquittal Friday afternoon.

Puetz will stand trial on one count of electronic solicitation. Trial has been scheduled to begin June 24, but Burgess and both attorneys expect it to be delayed by pre-trial motions.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

A Sedgwick County District Court judge will hear a motion for acquittal in the case against former Garden Plain football coach Todd Puetz.

A jury couldn't reach a decision on a charge of solicitation against Puetz. He was found not guilty of attempted indecent liberties with a minor. Puetz was arrested in October, 2011 when a female police officer posed as a teenage girl.

Puetz is accused of trying to meet with the girl he had been communicating with online.

The motion will be heard Friday.

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