Department regarding him having inappropriate communications with Bay High students.


BAY VILLAGE -- Police here confirm to WKYC that they have charged Kevin Fillinger, 26, of Fairview Park and the Bay High boys' junior varsity coach, with sexual battery.

Police said that, in December 2013, the Bay High School administration contacted the Bay Village Police Department regarding Fillinger having inappropriate communications with Bay High students.

The communications between Fillinger and the students were through Twitter and text messages. Fillinger was immediately removed from his coaching position.

The police investigated the inappropriate communications. The investigation uncovered other inappropriate conduct by Fillinger with a Bay High student.

As a result, Fillinger was charged with sexual battery.

He appeared in Rocky River Court Wednesday and the case has been bound over to the Cuyahoga County Grand Jury.

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