The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

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April 25, 2014

Brady’s case moves a step closer to trial

Former Lakeside coach accused of standing by as a 17-year-old wrestler assaulted a 16-year-old student

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Former Lakeside High School wrestling coach Jerry Brady returned to Ashtabula County Juvenile Court Thursday for a pretrial.

Brady is accused of standing by as a 17-year-old wrestler ass-aulted a 16-year-old student outside Lakeside Jun-ior High School on Jan. 21. The fight, which was captured on the school’s security camera, was over a gym bag.

On March 11, Brady pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. If convicted, he could face up to six months in jail and $1,000 in fines on each of the charges.

On Thursday, his attorney, Gary Pasqualone of Geneva, met with Assistant Prosecutor Tamara Wetherholt in Judge Charles Hague’s chambers to discuss the case.

Brady and several family members remained in the waiting room. Pasqualone talked with Brady afterwards.

Wetherholt said the attorneys set a phone status conference for 10 a.m. May 22, and if there is no resolution to the case by then, a jury trial date will be set.

Brady is free on a personal recognizance bond of $2,000, set by Hague at his arraignment. He also has been ordered to have no contact with the victim of the juvenile assault.

He was fired Feb. 10 from his coaching job after the Ashtabula Area Schools  Superintendent Patrick Colucci conducted an internal investigation.

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