Softball coach sells marijuana to 15-year-old he was having sex with

August 16th, 2011 by Staff

www.whptv.com — Kory Patnode, the man arrested on numerous charges including have sex with a minor and smoking marijuana with her, was a softball coach. He also served as the secretary of the Swatara-Paxtang Softball League.

A Harrisburg man faces a number of serious charges after having sex with a 15-year-old and smoking marijuana with her.

On Tuesday police learned that Kory Patnode, 34, purchased marijuana, provided it to a 15-year-old and then ingested it with her. For that he was arrested and charged with corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of children.

Patnode was placed in Dauphin County Prison on $75,000 bail. He was able to post bail and was released.

On Wednesday, Swatara Township Police Detectives met with the 15-year-old and her foster mother and learned that Patnode was having consensual sexual relations with the girl.

After interviewing Patnode he was additionally charged with statutory sexual assault, indecent assault, aggravated assault, involuntary sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor and corruption of minors.

Patnode was recommitted to Dauphin County Prison on $100,000 bail.

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