Former Arson FC coach sentenced to 2 years probation for child-sex offense

Posted at 3:47 PM, Sep 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-23 18:27:44-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A former youth soccer club coach will serve two years of probation as part of a sentence handed down by a Johnson County judge on Wednesday.

Last month, Jason Cummins, 37, pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated indecent liberties after allegations of sexual contact with a 15-year-old in November 2019.

If Cummins violates the probation he will have to serve 19 months in prison according to Scott Toth, his attorney.

As part of a plea deal reached in July, Cummins will need to register as a sex offender for 25 years and can have no contact with any children except his own.

Cummins is a former coach of the Arson FC youth soccer club.

Editor's note: An earlier version of the story wrongfully stated Cummins was sentenced to 19 months in jail and would also serve two years of probation. It also stated he would have to register as a sex offender for life.

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