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Former Dwyer football coach accused of sex with minor

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Police arrested a former interim head football coach at William T. Dwyer Community High School in Palm Beach Gardens on Friday. He is facing  sex charges involving a minor.

55-year-old Reginald D. Stanley of West Palm Beach was arrested by school police and turned over to the Palm Beach County Detention Center.

Stanley is charged with unlawful sexual activity with a minor and lewd and lascivious battery.

According to investigators, the alleged crimes involved one victim over the course of four years beginning in 1998 and ending in 2002.

The school district said the case was reopened in 2020 when the accuser contacted school police with new information that was not available when she first approached investigators in 2019.

No additional potential victims have been identified in the case. However, officials urge the public to come forward if they have any information about this case or other possible related incidents.

Stanley was the interim head football coach at Dwyer High School in early 2019. The school district said Stanley last worked on the Dwyer Community High School Campus more than a year and a half ago.

Stanley is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail without bond.