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High school cheerleading coach pleads guilty to charges involving 14-year-old girl

Arkimase Divinard, 22 (3)

(BOYNTON BEACH, FL) – A Palm Beach County high school volunteer cheerleading coach has plead guilty to felony charges involving a 14-year-old girl.

According to police, Kassidy Sottilare, 27, is accused of sending explicit text messages to a student. The teen said Sottilare sent her a friend request on Instagram and messaged her saying she wanted to “spoil and [EXPLETIVE] with her,” the arrest report stated.

The student and her mother then went to Boynton Beach police headquarters to report the incident.

Sottilare was arrested in February 2022.

Kassidy Sottilare pleaded guilty in exchange for adjudication being withheld as an authority figure and unlawful use of a two-way communication device with the latter substituted for traveling to meet a minor.

Circuit Judge Jeffrey Gillen sentenced her to two concurrent five-year probations, including ankle monitor for first 18 months, plus 100 hours of community.