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Benjamin Stopper, Conrad Weiser High School coach, will have to register as sex offender

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Mar 06 2014 03:37:43 PM CST
Updated On: Mar 06 2014 05:03:59 PM CST

A man who served as an assistant track and field and football coach at Conrad Weiser High School will spend time behind bars.

READING, Pa. -

A man who served as an assistant track and field and football coach at Conrad Weiser High School will spend time behind bars.

Benjamin Stopper was sentenced to 11-and-a-half to 23 months in jail after pleading guilty to charges of institutional sexual assault and corruption of a minor.

Stopper will also have to serve four years probation and register as a sex offender.

Berks County detectives said Stopper had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student, beginning last May.