Former Beaver River Soccer Coach Facing Misdemeanor Charge

Former Beaver River Soccer Coach Facing Misdemeanor Charge

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A former Beaver River Central varsity soccer coach has been arrested by the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.

27 year old Richard Feistel of Dexter is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a misdemeanor.

The arrest stems from an incident on September 14, 2018. A parent of a now-former soccer player has told 7News Feistel took their son's phone while on a bus ride from a game. The parents say Feistel used the social media app Snapchat to send out a picture of their son which had a caption that appeared to ask for nude pictures. In October, Beaver River school officials relieved Feistel of his coaching duties.

Read our earlier reporting here.

Feistel will answer to the charge in Town of New Bremen Court at a later date.

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