wa–swim coach-sex crime plea

Swim coach gets plea deal after girl reports fondling

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A former youth swim coach in Washington state has pleaded guilty to a lesser crime after a girl reported that he said: "I like touching your butt."The Kitsap Sun reports that a plea deal allowed 48-year-old Patrick Roland Hamilton to plead guilty to assault with sexual motivation.The gross misdemeanor charge means he doesn't have to register as a sex offender.