November 5, 2020
Sheyanne N Romero
The former Tulare Western High School basketball coach accused of having sex with a student was released from jail without having to fork over any cash.
Alec Denney, 25, was granted release this week by Commissioner Ricky Tripp. He’d been held on a $1.1 million bail.
During his arraignment on Friday, Denney entered a not guilty plea.
“Over the strident objection of prosecutors, the court ordered the defendant be released under supervision,” said Stuart Anderson, spokesman for the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office.
Under the terms of his release,