MANORVILLE COACH FACES SEX CHARGES
Kenneth James Nugent, a 46 year old Manorville soccer coach, was arrested after he met with undercover police at an Essington, Pennsylvania hotel, expecting to have sex with a 13 year old girl. Agents with the Delaware County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Nugent on August 20. He was charged with criminal attempt relating to statutory sexual assault, criminal solicitation related to involuntary deviant sexual intercourse, criminal solicitation relating to statutory sexual assault, criminal attempt relating to involuntary deviant sexual intercourse, criminal attempt to corrupt a minor and criminal use of a communication facility. He is being held in lieu of $1 million case in Delaware County Prison in Thornbury Township, Pennsylvania. Nugent's arrest stunned neighbors on Badger Road in Manorville, who said he is a loving father involved in the community and the lives of his three children. He coached a club in the Long Island Junior Soccer League. League officials said he was not listed as a certified coach but may have been an assistant coach.