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Lincoln City sports coach investigated for sexual abuse

By March 20, 2017 No Comments

Tyler William LopezArticle from The Oregonian.

A 22-year-old man known in the Lincoln City area as a coach of youth basketball, football and baseball has been arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse, authorities said Saturday.

Tyler William Lopez of Lincoln City was booked Friday into the Lincoln City Jail on two counts of display of child/sexual conduct, one count of first-degree sex abuse and four counts of second-degree sex abuse, the Lincoln City Police Department said in a news release issued Saturday afternoon.

Lopez is expected to be arraigned at 1:15 p.m. Monday in Lincoln County District Court. Additional accusations are possible, the news release says.

The department said it has “notified … several Lincoln City parents of possible sex abuse crimes involving juveniles in the Lincoln City area.”

Lincoln City police asked that potential victims or witnesses who have not already spoken with investigators about Lopez contact them at 541-994-3636 regarding case number 17-400.

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Andria Seo is an Associate Attorney at Crew Janci LLP. Andria is a graduate of the New York University School of Law. During law school, she worked with the National Center for Youth Law, the Legal Aid Society, and the NYCLU. Prior to joining the team at Crew Janci LLP, Andria advocated for vulnerable children and their families as a staff attorney at Partnership for Children’s Rights, a nonprofit based in New York City. Andria also previously worked assisting in the representation of victims of a terrorist attack in civil suits. Andria moved to Portland in 2016 and joined Crew Janci LLP in 2017. She is admitted to practice in Oregon and New York