No bond for Lee's Summit coach charged with making child porn

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A federal judge ruled Joel White, the Lee's Summit soccer coach charged with making child pornography, must stay in custody until he gets his day in court.

Prosecutors argued his history with the law and his job as a DJ and photographer were reason enough. They said he violated a past protection order and had also faced eavesdropping charges. 41 Action news learned those charges came after he spied on a woman in a tanning salon in 2008.

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White's mother and sister were in the audience as well as the mother of one of the victims who struggled to stifle her emotions during Thursday's hearing.

Another family in the courtroom wasn't related to the case but came as part of a ministry for sex abuse victims through Shoal Creek Community Church in the northland.

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"Cases like these just break our hearts," said Roy Moran. "We know that around them, there is a lot of damage going on and so we're just here to pray with and for and just be able to express concern for situations like this."

White also waived his right to a preliminary hearing. A grand jury will receive the case soon.

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