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Judge boosts bail for Benjamin Stopper, former Conrad Weiser coach, in sexual assault case

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Dec 24 2013 09:26:42 AM CST
Updated On: Oct 08 2013 05:25:26 PM CDT

A former Conrad Weiser High School coach who's accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old athlete is now behind bars.

A former Conrad Weiser High School coach who's accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old athlete is now behind bars.

Authorities said Benjamin Stopper's bail was raised by $300,000 because Stopper violated an agreement by trying to contact the victim.

Stopper is charged with institutional sexual assault. He was an assistant track and field coach and football coach.